University of Nebraska Medical Center

Graduate Assistant, Program Evaluation

Drs. Russell McCulloh, Martina Clarke and Bethany Lowndes, are seeking a graduate research assistant to work with the non-profit Project Austin team to evaluate their program in an effort to support safe and effective emergency care for pediatric patients.

The Project Austin program collaborates with local EMS and emergency departments to ensure that children with medical complexities receive optimal care during emergencies.

Interested candidates must be available to 8-16 hours/week for six months.

Under the supervision of a Drs. McCulloh, Clarke and Lowndes, the graduate research assistant is responsible for assisting in a variety of tasks throughout the entire stage of the project which may include preparing research materials, data collection, data analysis, and dissemination in support of the research activities.

Other duties related to your appointment may be assigned during the course of your employment. They must have an interest in both qualitative and quantitative research and have experience working with Microsoft Excel, have oral/written communication skills to discuss research progress and assist with dissemination of the results and be able to work independently with strong organization and interpersonal skills. Experience with NVivo, Microsoft Visio, workflow analysis, a data analysis software (R, SAS, SPSS) and process improvement is preferred.

If interested, please contact Dr. Bethany Lowndes at bethany.lowndes@unmc.edu