Hiring: College of Nursing Graduate Research Assistant


Graduate Students

The MSU College of Nursing is seeking applications for a half-time (50%) graduate research assistantship position. This position will provide research support related to various projects. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, reliable, have excellent proofreading skills as well as great interpersonal skills. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  1. Perform sample recruitment/consenting, intervention implementation, and data collection.
  2. Add and maintain literature in Endnote.
  3. Perform literature searches and synthesis.
  4. Assist in data dissemination (manuscript, conference presentation) development and preparation.
  5. Assist in data management and analysis.
  6. Assist in study-related administrative tasks (e.g., coordinate and prepare for meetings, IRB).
  7. Attend meetings as requested and take detailed minutes.
  8. Complete weekly reports highlighting what is completed and what needs to be addressed.
  9. Perform periodic maintenance of both the manual and electronic filing systems.

This position will be physically located in the College of Nursing Center for Nursing Research, Scholarship & Innovation (CNRSI), in shared workspace located at 1355 Bogue Street in the Life Science/Bott building. There will be access to a mailbox, computer, phone, and a secure file room.


  • Must be an enrolled and registered graduate student at MSU
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite including EndNote
  • Available to work 20 hours per week with flexibility
  • Willingness to learn new skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or health-related major
  • Experience and training in data collection, management, and analysis software (e.g., Qualtrics, SPSS)


Applicants should send their resume and available work schedule to Dr. Angela Chen at chenang6@msu.edu.