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Employer: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
Located in: Twin Cities, Minnesota
Degree Required: Bachelors
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
• Bachelor's degree OR a combination of related education and related work experience to equal 4 years.
• Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Demonstrated ability to work and interact effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
• Must be able to attend a two-day Nutrition Data System for Research (NDSR) training August 12th and 13th.
• Bachelor's degree in nutrition, dietetics, or related field and/or current enrollment in the University of Minnesota Master's in Public Health or Nutrition programs.
• Knowledge of dietary intake of North American adults, teenagers and children.
• Spanish/English bilingual strongly preferred.
• Experience with nutrient analysis software.
• Experience with telephone interviewing to gather scientific information.
• Strong verbal communication skills.
• Strong work ethic with ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
• Personable with an ability to work well with others.
• Collect dietary recalls from study participants by phone using NDSR software program. 60%
• Enter dietary intake records into NDSR software program. 25%
• Attend meetings and communicate as needed with NCC Research Services Lead. 5%
• Assist with other administrative tasks to support the daily functions of the NCC Service Center. 5%
• Complete ad hoc projects as assigned. 5%
This position will be 10-15 hours per week, and it will include some weekdays, evenings and weekends.
Epidemiology and Community Health:
The Division of Epidemiology and Community Health is the largest unit in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota. With over 50 primary faculty, over 300 graduate students and approximately $25 million annually in sponsored research grants, the Division plays a major role in the School. The Division has a distinguished record of research and teaching. It provides a rich and collaborative environment for the investigation of cardiovascular disease and related areas, in one of the largest Academic Health Centers in the U.S. Division research includes a robust blend of observational studies (e.g., ARIC, MESA, CARDIA) and interventional investigations aimed at improving public health and engaging a multidisciplinary integration of epidemiology, biology, and behavioral science. The educational program includes majors in Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Maternal/Child Health, Public Health Nutrition, and Clinical Research. The Division offers programs leading to the MPH, MS, and PhD degrees, and has active pre- and post-doctoral training.
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The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
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