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The Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) at Boston Children's Hospital are committed to improving the lives of children throughout the world. One line of research currently being conducted is concerned with the developmental consequences of exposure to early adverse life experiences in low resource countries.
This Clinical Research Assistant II will be responsible for:
Assisting with day-to-day operations and functions and implementation of research procedures for a large, multi-site infant brain development project conducted in Bangladesh, which assesses the effect of early adversity on development using various neuroimaging/behavioral tools (e.g., eye tracking, electrophysiology, near-infrared spectroscopy).
This Clinical Research Assistant II will be based out of the LCN office in Boston and work closely with the Program Manager and other research staff in the in the US and Bangladesh.
Assist with data processing and analysis, data maintenance, data quality checking, behavioral coding, as well as with the development of training materials and study protocols to be used in Bangladesh.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's Degree in psychology, child development, cognitive science, neuroscience, or related field required and a minimum of one year of relevant work experience.
Experience working with infants or children in a research setting, preferably using behavioral or neuroimaging measures such as eye tracking, EEG, or ERP
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good computer skills, preferably knowledge of E-Prime, SPSS, and/or REDCap (or another database program like Access)
The ability to be self-directed, motivated, and to work independently
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
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, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off).
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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