Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Department of Pediatrics at the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
The primary purpose of this position is to support the research on early biomarkers for risk of ASD funded through the New Jersey Governor's Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism. The primary duties of the Research Assistant will be to organize the overall activities of the research project.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Oversees recruitment and retention efforts. Provides information to families interested in the study.
Works with PI and Co PI in obtaining consent/assent from families interested in the study.
Sets up appointments for study visits and ensures timely follow up with subjects.
Attends NJ Governor's Council Coordinating Center meetings and prepares reports for Coordinating Center.
Assists with IRB submissions, modifications and yearly reviews.
Training of family members on home BP/HR recordings.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree with an interest in Neuroscience or Psychology.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to function independently.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings.
Posting Number: 19ST2931
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 93973
About Rutgers University
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