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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Data Associate.
We are looking for bright and motivated individuals to participate in recruiting and conducting screening and assessment interviews with older adults for our Positive Minds Strong Bodies Project. The aim of the Positive Minds Strong Bodies Project is to evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavior and physical activity intervention to reduce the risk of depression among minority older adults (age 60+). This project is led by NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health (CSAAH) and Massachusetts General Hospital in partnership with senior centers such as Chinese American Planning Council (CPC) Brooklyn Branch located in Sunset Park area of Brooklyn, NY. This intervention is being implemented at the senior centers.
Assist senior centers such as Chinese American Planning Council Brooklyn Branch to: Recruit, screen and interview participants at the senior centers and nearby community sites; Conduct outreach at events and surrounding sites near senior centers; Participate in bi-weekly support calls and regular site meetings; Coordinate and implement screening and assessment interviews
Participate in 1-day study training and conduct audio recorded practice sessions
Report directly to the Site Director and Project Coordinator on the progress and accomplishments of the recruitment process.
To qualify you must have a availability to work approx. 10-15 hours per week (Recruitment and interviews generally occur during senior center open hours, M-F, 9-5p)
Fluency in reading and speaking Mandarin and/or Cantonese Chinese
Experience in research methodology and analysis and strong desire and commitment to work on research on minority older adults (60+) and disability prevention
Knowledge of minority communities in New York City
Ability to work well with academic partners and community-based organizations
Flexibility to travel to Chinese-American Planning Council in Brooklyn, NY
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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