1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: Degree in Psychology, Neurobiology, Biology or a related field; previous work with elderly subjects, especially those with dementia; knowledge of neuroanatomy; Experience in cognitive or psychological testing of human subjects. Solid foundation and understanding of (Neuro) scientific principles. Prefer candidates that are available for more than 1 year as this study most probably will go longer.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Degree in Psychology, Neurobiology, Biology or a related field; previous work with elderly subjects, especially those with dementia; knowledge of neuroanatomy; Experience in cognitive or psychological testing of human subjects. Solid foundation and understanding of (Neuro) scientific principles. Prefer candidates that are available for more than 1 year as this study most probably will go longer.
Required Skill/ability 5: Strong computer skills including Word, Excel and ability with databases.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to perform vital signs, phlebotomy and electrocardiograms on research subjects (will be trained). Ability to pack laboratory specimens for shipment.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to clearly communicate with individuals with cognitive impairment. Sensitivity to and patience with elderly subjects. Ability to work as a team member.
Required Skill/ability 4: Self-motivated with good organizational skills, and strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrate a strong fundamental knowledge of the basic sciences.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 54863BR
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