*Seeking LEAD RESEARCH ASSISTANT
We are looking for a lead research assistant to assist with our weight management program.
About Kūlana Hawai‘i. Kūlana Hawai‘i is an evidence-based behavioral health intervention for obesity management that is culturally- minded and tailored to Hawai‘i’s culture and lifestyle. I Ola Lāhui has assembled a team of psychologists and other allied health professionals to deliver a weight management and lifestyle modification program that is individually tailored and designed to provide motivational support, nutritional counseling, education, support for lifestyle change, and physical activity all in one program. The project is funded through the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and HMSA.
LEAD RESEARCH ASSISTANT’S ROLE:
You’ll assist with data collection, as well as database management as part of tracking the outcomes of the project. Data collection may involve collecting and organizing data from program forms and questionnaires. Data base management may involve entering data, tracking appointments, and organizing the database. Greeting, checking in, and scheduling program participants may also be included in your job responsibilities.
BENEFITS TO YOU:
You’ll learn about the process of collecting data, addressing ethical issues in a weight management program, and organizing and managing a database. You’ll also improve your ability to think critically, solve problems, gain experience with the use of culturally minded approaches for weight management, and work with a team of licensed psychologists who also lead an APA accredited psychology internship program. This type of experience can better prepare you for your future goals, such as attending graduate programs. The lead research assistant will be asked to contribute 19-32 hours per week to this program, based upon availability. You will be paid $8.50-10 an hour commensurate with your previous experience and/or educational level. Flexible and fixed hours are available.
YOU CAN APPLY BY SUBMITTING:
• Your name and contact information
• A paragraph or two about why you are interested and what your goals for the experience are
• Your resume
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Geri Kaleponi, Kūlana Hawai‘i Program Manager