Research Associate (George Demiris) Smart Home Sensor Installation Technician

Research Associate (George Demiris) Smart Home Sensor Installation Technician

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Posted Job Title
Research Associate (George Demiris) Smart Home Sensor Installation Technician

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description

We are looking for an hourly worker who will join a research team exploring the role of smart home sensors in fall risk prediction for community dwelling older adults. The person in this position will have technical skills, will assist with installation of depth sensors in residents' homes, and will assist with oversight of data collection, resolving technical issues with the smart home sensor installation and maintenance of the sensor installation.

Responsibilities include:
- Accompany the project manager/coordinator to participants homes during the initial screening & exit interview (for device removal)
-Reprogram depth sensors to participant wi-fi network
-Install depth sensor hardware (training will be provided)
-Troubleshoot installation issues
-Remove device from apartment
-Assist with data management

Qualifications
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Familiarity with computer systems


Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
School of Nursing

Pay Range

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/Claire-M-Fagin-6020/Research-Associate--George-Demiris--Smart-Home-Sensor-Installation-Technician_JR00053339

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