The Research Specialist is responsible for carrying out activities and completing tasks as assigned by the investigators and Administrator/Manager. Many of these assignments will have an emphasis on quantitative and qualitative data collection, translational efforts. This individual will collaborate with other Center staff on projects as assigned and be responsible for assistance with analysis of research data and communication of research results.
This position will work with Dr. Florence Becot in Marshfield Clinic Research Institute’s National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC). Assignments will be grounded in social theories and rural social science literature (i.e. connected to the sociology of food and agriculture including the social and economic needs of farm families, agricultural health and safety, rural community infrastructures such as health care and childcare, and agricultural and social policies), will have an emphasis on the use of primary qualitative and quantitative data including comparative research study designs, and will include translational efforts.