Wellness Resource Center
Wellness Resource Center

Graduate Assistantships

Partners in Prevention Graduate Research Assistant, 20 hours per week

The Partners in Prevention Research GA will conduct research to support the assessment efforts of the PIP 21 campus coalition as well as the Wellness Resource Center of the University of Missouri. The GRA will oversee the design and continued implementation of statewide and campus-specific surveys concerning student health behaviors, including alcohol and substance usage patterns, mental health, and other public health behaviors. The GRA will be responsible for communication with contacts at MU and at colleges and universities across the state. The GRA will be responsible for analyzing survey results, preparing written reports and research briefs, and presenting findings. The GRA will also be responsible for overseeing additional evaluation efforts for the PIP coalition, including training evaluations, community/environment assessments, and coalition evaluations. The GRA will also be responsible for the evaluation of the Ask Listen Refer online suicide prevention program. The GRA will be required to attend monthly Partners in Prevention meetings in the annual Partners in Prevention Meeting of the Minds held each spring. A strong candidate must have experience with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and SPSS. Additional experience with IRB policies and procedures preferred.

Partners in Prevention Graduate Research Assistant, 20 hours per week

The Partners in Prevention Research GA will conduct research to support the assessment efforts of the PIP 21 campus coalition as well as the Wellness Resource Center of the University of Missouri. The GRA will oversee the design and continued implementation of statewide and campus-specific surveys concerning student health behaviors, including alcohol and substance usage patterns, mental health, and other public health behaviors. The GRA will be responsible for analyzing survey results, preparing written reports and research briefs, and presenting findings. The GRA will also be responsible for overseeing additional evaluation efforts for the PIP coalition and the SMART Server and Seller training program, funded by the Missouri Department of Transportation. Other projects will include training evaluations, community/environment assessments, and coalition evaluations. The GRA will be required to attend monthly Partners in Prevention meetings in the annual Partners in Prevention Meeting of the Minds held each spring. A strong candidate must have experience with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, and research writing. Additional experience with IRB policies and procedures and SPSS preferred.

If you would like to be considered for the positions above, please submit a cover letter describing relevant experience and a resume/vita to pip@missouri.edu before March 9, 2018 at 5pm. Questions can be directed to Joan Masters at MastersJ@missouri.edu.

For more information about Partners in Prevention research activities, visit pip.missouri.edu

Students hired may be eligible for a tuition waiver.