Employment


jobsPeriodically, UCSUR has permanent employment openings in the areas of research administration, interviewing, project management, and information technology.  In addition we have an ongoing need for temporary part-time employees within our Survey Research and Qualitative Data Analysis Programs.  Jobs in these program areas include interviewing, transcription, text coding, and data analysis.  These jobs are ideal opportunities for individuals ranging from current college students looking for temporary, part-time work, to the experienced professional looking for additional income.

Survey Research Program

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) currently has temporary, part-time openings within their Survey Research Program.  The selected candidate will be conducting academic surveys via telephone regarding various studies conducted by UCSUR (no sales or fundraising involved).  The goal of these research studies is to obtain information that will inform and influence existing treatments and policies.  This position is strictly temporary, part-time and the number of hours worked may range from 15-30 hours per week.  Weekend and evening hours required.  Compensation for this position is $10.00/hourly. Please note that this is an onsite position located in Oakland.

This is an ideal opportunity for all individuals ranging from current college students looking for temporary, part-time work, to the experienced professional looking for additional income.

Interested applicants must apply through ALL-TEMPS, the University of Pittsburgh´s temporary staffing agency.

Qualitative Data Analysis Program

We hire for the temporary, part-time Transcriber and Coder positions on an intermittent basis.

These positions entail using software to transcribe and/or code qualitative data such as semi-structured interviews, focus groups, field notes and lectures, 8-20 hours per week. Candidates must be fluent in English, possess excellent analytical skills, an extensive vocabulary, and the ability to type very fast. Must be detail-oriented and must be comfortable working independently as well as in a team. The shifts are flexible during weekdays between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm, and the pay rate is $12.00/hour.

Whether or not we are currently hiring, resumes are welcome to be emailed to Laurel Person.  You may also fax your resume to QDAP at 412-624-4810.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.