Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Essential Functions: Assist in the day-to-day operations in research project involving older African Americans:Call and screen participants using study specific inclusion/exclusion criteriaObtain informed consent and documentation of the consenting process Administer the NACC Uniform Data Set formsPerforming paper/pencil neuropsychological testingPerforming computerized neuropsychological testing with CogState and NIH ToolboxScoring of neuropsychological test and downloading the computerized testing dataEntering the data into the Red Cap databaseRecording scalp EEGAssist in subject recruitmentAssist in subject schedulingAssist in data analysis. ?Ensure that all interactions with research participants and record keeping are in strict compliance with Good Clinical Practices guidelines and with IRB regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a social science related field (e.g. anthropology, psychology, sociology, others). 1-3 years of related work experience. Able to work in a semi-independent capacityPEERRS/CITI Program certifiedProven skills in qualitative data collection (i.e. semi-structured interviews) and familiarity with qualitative methodologies. Prior experience working and interacting with research participants in a clinical or clinical research setting. Ability to work and communicate with study team members, efficiently and responsibly.Ability to work and communicate with study subjects who have physical disabilities.Comfort with talking about sensitive health issues with study participants. Software proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Highly motivated, organized and independent person with excellent multi-tasking ability. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
Internal Number: 76_205551
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