Research Assistant at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA; deadline to apply: June 8, 2012.
About: Voices into Action: The Families, Food, and Health Project aims to partner with communities to improve access to healthy, affordable food and safe places to be active. We are seeking a part-time research assistant who will help conduct qualitative, sociological interviews with Latina mothers about their experiences feeding their families and their perceptions of food and health. The position is associated with a USDA-funded project on the structural (social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental) factors that contribute to childhood obesity among limited-resource populations.
We are specifically looking for an individual who is fluent in Spanish and comfortable communicating in both written and oral Spanish. The research assistant must be organized and dependable and have excellent communication skills. Ideally the research assistant will also have experience conducting and/or analyzing qualitative, sociological interviews.