The Taub Institute is looking for a Research Assistant to assist with running cognitive and imaging studies in healthy young and old adults, as well as populations with neurological diseases.
Responsibilities include assisting the Principal Investigator and other research staff in the preparation of new protocol submissions to the IRB and other regulatory agencies, including protocol amendments and renewals of ongoing studies.
Contact and schedule human research participants, assist with the assessment of potential research participants including but not limited to conducting telephone interviews to screen their eligibility, administering tests during an in-person neuropsychological evaluation, giving participants various computerized, paper-and-pencil cognitive tests, and administering computerized tasks during fMRI studies.
Obtain informed consent according to study protocol and explain all aspects of study participation to research participants and prospective participants.
Responsible for various modalities of data collection, including the coordination of neuroimaging appointments with MRI and PET imaging centers.
Manage data collection, data entry, data processing and storage, and quality control for multiple clinical research studies.
Responsible for data integrity, including backup of recorded data to study databases and all paper records, and detail-oriented abidance by study protocol and procedures.
May also be asked to help develop or revise new written protocols and study manuals for good clinical research practice. Ability to balance multiple tasks and demands is imperative.
Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Ability to balance multiple tasks and demands is imperative.
Applicant will often be expected to work independently and must have strong communication and organizational skills.
Must be willing to work flexible hours and on weekends.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 512529
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