The College of Nursing is currently seeking for graduate research assistants to support existing studies for the 2018–2019 academic year. The deadline is August 31st, so get your applications in soon.
One research assistantship is to support quantitative research in a pediatric end-of-life focused study. Their NIH-funded study using nationally-representative Medicaid data with patient and family outcomes will allow us to evaluate the effectiveness of a federally-mandated end-of-life intervention. This RA position will support the study aims to compare the: 1) effectiveness (i.e., continuity of care; symptom management), 2) potential burdens (i.e., hospice care intensity, care fragmentation), and 3) cost of concurrent care versus standard hospice care for children and adolescents. Get more information about duties, qualifications, and how to apply.
One research assistantship is for a research assistant (RA) interested in qualitative research methods to support a technology-focused study. This project aims to understand the experience of clinicians and social workers in delivering care/services for foster children during an initial encounter in the absence of a medical passport at the Vine School Health Center in Knoxville, TN. Get more information about duties, qualifications, and how to apply for this position.