This position will coordinate research activities in Dr. Jeff Wozniak’s research group. Tasks will include identification and recruitment of child and adolescent research participants, coordination of research visits, management of data, basic regulatory functioning including interfacing with the IRB and study monitors. The position will involve administering developmental and neuropsychological tasks.
The primary responsibilities of this position are: 1) recruitment of clinical research populations; 2) interviewing and conducting neuropsychological testing with children; 3) collecting neurobehavioral and clinical data; 4) organizing collected data and communicating with other research sites; 5) Coordination of ongoing research studies; 6) other duties as assigned. Training will be provided.
30% Recruit clinical research populations to participate in clinical research projects involving neuroimaging and neurobehavioral testing. Determine eligibility of research subjects; and conduct interviews and perform neuropsychological testing as necessary.
30% Collect, organize and process neurobehavioral and clinical data as directed by the senior staff.
30% Coordination of research projects as directed by senior personnel.
10% Prepare summary reports, attend conference calls, and attend research meetings.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
A bachelor's degree in a natural or social science discipline and two years of research experience working with human participants; OR equivalent combination of education and experience to total six years.
The position will require flexible work hours including some occasional Saturdays.
Experience administering psychometric tests; Experience with child clinical populations; experience in a research environment; database knowledge and experience.
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