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A full-time research assistant position is available to work with Dr. Jaymin Upadhyay, Ph.D., at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Our lab focuses on clinical research studies in the areas of pain and psychiatry. Our lab carries out multidisciplinary investigations in children and adults.
This Research Assistant I will be responsible for:
Initiate and maintain contact with study participants.
Screening and enrolling study participants, ensuring they meet appropriate criteria, and makes judgment as to the suitability of their participation.
Coordinate study visits with adolescents and their parents or adult subjects.
Conduct clinical, behavioral and neuroimaging experiments in patients and control subjects.
Work in concert with Dr. Upadhyay and other lab members, develops and implements patient recruitment strategies.
Develop, organize, and/or maintain the study database.
Responsible for data validation and quality control, as well as data analyses.
Helps to develop and implement new research protocols including design, and data collection systems.
Mailing various study information or packets to study participants.
Participates in generating manuscripts, abstracts,
Maintains inventory and orders supplies when necessary.
Assists in IRB submission and compliance with regulatory agencies.
Performs data analysis
To qualify, you must have:
BS or BA degree required in neuroscience, psychology, pre-med, biology. Other majors also considered
Relevant course or project work.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required for working with pediatric and adult patients.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of clinical research protocol
Knowledge of R, MATLAB
Technical proficiency is a plus
Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.