University of Michigan
Make a difference in your community! As a field interviewer you will help scientists collect high quality data used to inform policy and improve the world. Working efficiently in 4-6 hour blocks of time, you will set appointments, travel to a variety of neighborhoods to screen households for eligibility, and complete interviews in study participants’ homes. To thrive in this position you must be comfortable using a laptop, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able establish trust.
There is no experience required. We will teach you everything you need to know.
For more than 20 years, the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) has been a leading source for information on the health and economic circumstances of adults over age 50 in the United States. By asking select individuals to participate in the study and tell us about their lives, HRS paints an invaluable portrait of America’s older adults. Scientists have used this information to publish over 3,500 books, articles and papers.
Here’s what we get asked most often:
- $700 in bonuses ($400 after your first production interview and $300 after three months of successful production work).
- $2/hour differential for certified English/Spanish bilingual interviewers (bilingual required for this location)
- Paid training, both online and in-person
- Mileage reimbursement for all business miles
- Coaching and mentoring to help you flourish
- You must live in the Atlanta, GA area
Excellent candidates will enjoy working with a diverse group of people. You will have control over your schedule, working at least 25 hours per week with some weekday, evening and weekend shifts required. Interviewers will be trained to read survey questions exactly as written, follow all data collection protocols, including the collection of physical measurements and bio specimens, and to record data accurately using a laptop computer.
COVID-19 vaccinations including one booster when eligible are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.
The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of our communities, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary
Pay: $22.00 per hour
- Flexible schedule
- Day shift
- Evening shift
- Weekend availability
Work Location: One location
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