Academic Research Associate Program

Intense immersion of research personnel in clinically oriented research, where candidates are rigorously trained to work in a supported professional environment to approach, interview and provide informed consent to potential participants for research. Strong applicants are team-oriented and have excellent written and verbal communication.

 

  • 1 year commitment
  • Work 10-20 hours per week depending on availability of shifts
  • Preferred at least Bachelor’s (BA, BS) or anticipated in the academic year that you begin
  • Medical/Professional School Gap year students are welcome
  • Preferred but not required experience in a patient care environment; examples include:
    • Volunteer in an emergency room
    • Equal Access Clinic
    • Patient Care Technician
    • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Preferred but not required experience in research
    • Title of study, name of PI, and location of research, examples of research activities and tasks
  • Flexible availability from 8am to midnight and on-call
  • Monthly mandatory meetings

 

Please note that research associate is a Paid position. Check for available postings on UF jobs website (https://jobs.ufl.edu/). If you are interested, please forward your resume or CV directly to Meena Balakrishnan meenakshipb@ufl.edu. We will contact you if your application is selected for interview.