Position Title: NCS Household Interviewer
Req No.: 2009-0076
Location: UCI Campus - Irvine
The National Children's Study (NCS) Household Interviewers will be
responsible for walking through 15 pre-selected small neighborhoods in
Orange County to knock on the doors of all dwelling units, speak with
persons in the households to identify the women who are in the eligible
age range for the study and conduct a household screening questionnaire
with those women. The Household Interviewers will explain and answer
questions about the NCS, attempt to gain the cooperation of the
household members to complete the interview, enroll eligible women in
the study, and administer study consents to individuals interested in
enrolling in the study.
The NCS is a long-term research project that will examine the
environmental influences on children's health and development. The goal
is to identify the causes and potential prevention strategies for a
variety of child health conditions including birth defects, asthma,
obesity, diabetes, injuries and learning and developmental disabilities.
Researchers will follow 100,000 children nationally (1,250 in Orange
County) from before birth to age 21 in order to evaluate how
environmental influences interact and determine which aspects of the
environment are harmful and which are helpful to children's health and
development. The Orange County Vanguard Center is led by the Department
of Pediatrics, of UC Irvine and is one of seven national centers
selected to lead the implementation of the NCS.
Salary: Range $15.56 to 18.47
Work Schedule: M-F, Evenings, Weekends
Limited Appt Positions, 49%
The part-time work schedule will include early evenings and weekends in
order to complete the project. There will be paid one to two weeks of
required training for the work in Irvine during March and April, 2009.
The work is expected to be 6-7 months in duration.
Final candidate subject to background check.
Please attach your resume.
To apply for this NCS Household Interviewer position, please go to this
The job is listed in the Dept. section under Pediatrics and the New Jobs
This Week section, or under : Req No.: 2009-0071, 2009-0073, 2009-0074,
2009-0075, or 2009-0076.