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Research Assistant, Epidemiology

Posted: 10/12/2018 (Employment)

Job Title: Research Assistant working with Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar at the University of Washington

50% FTE appointment (20 hours/week)

Department:                             Epidemiology
Date Available:                         Winter through Summer Quarter (12/16/18 – 09/15/19)

Application Deadline: The ASE contract stipulates that open-hire positions be posted for a minimum of 1 week.  Following that guideline, this position is open until filled, but priority will be given to students who apply no later than 10/26/18

General Duties/Description: The overarching goal of this project is to examine the impact of state earned income tax credit policies on the primary prevention of multiple forms of violence including child maltreatment, youth violence, sexual violence, intimate partner violence, and suicide. The project offers a multitude of opportunities to work with large national, state, and sub-state databases and use advanced analytic methods in causal inference. The Predoctoral Graduate Research Assistant will be responsible for working closely with the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, and other study team members in data acquisition, management, and analysis throughout the study, conducting regular systematic search of the current literature to keep the research team abreast of state-of-the-art developments related to earned income tax credit policies as well as different forms of violence, and preparing interim, ancillary, and final scientific reports, papers, and presentations. For more information on the project please visit:

Requirements: Enrollment in a relevant doctoral program

Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience.

How to Apply: Provide a cover letter and CV to Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Application inquiries may be made with: Ali Rowhani-Rahbar

Notes: This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit:

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or

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Deadline: 10/26/2018

Location: University of Washington