Reposted! Live 5-2-1-0 Research Assistant

Live 5-2-1-0 is seeking a part-time Research Assistant.

Live 5-2-1-0 is an evidence-based message promoting four simple guidelines for raising healthy children. Through the Live 5-2-1-0 message, Sustainable Childhood Obesity Prevention through Community Engagement - SCOPE - is supporting communities as they take action across all sectors to build healthy environments for children.

This Research Assistant position will provide project coordination and research support to the SCOPE team and will coordinate all activities related to a new school-based research evaluation project. SCOPE is a community-based participatory childhood obesity prevention project that is currently active in multiple communities in BC, and in the process of expanding impact evaluation tools and approaches available for use by communities. SCOPE aims to engage multiple sectors, involve local stakeholders, empower communities to promote their own health, and ensure sustainability by improving skills and knowledge and facilitating community ownership of solutions to the problem of childhood obesity. This research assistant position will be supporting the development and testing of a new school-based behavior measurement tool in partnership with school districts, communities, and partner organizations. Applicants must have experience coordinating and conducting classroom-based research with children in elementary schools, including development of ethics applications through to data collection and analysis.

For more information and submission instructions, please visit UBC Careers. The Job ID is 29002.