The Research assistant will assist in the implementation and coordination of research protocols in the division of Neurobiology and Therapeutics of Aging.
Assist in coordinating and implementation of various aspects of research studies including scheduling procedures (PET and MRI scans, and neuropsychological testing) maintaining participant files and trackers, assisting in the completion of regulatory documentation and reports; and working within various electronic interfaces to maintain and communicate study information.
Assist in conduct of neuropsychological testing and patient/informant interviews, as dictated per protocol.
Specimen Collection (Phlebotomy) and blood processing.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or at least one and one-half years of related experience or equivalent in education, training, and experience
Prior research experience
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Must successfully complete all online system required trainings
Involved with patients and/or research subjects
Strong decision-making skills and independent problem solving
Orientation to detail with ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to handle multiple projects and interact with staff at all levels
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong communication and computer skills
Self-motivated and highly organized
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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