Assist in the conduct and implementation of longitudinal observational clinical research within the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center. Current research involves adults, particularly elderly populations, including healthy controls subjects and individuals with cognitive changes of aging (mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease). Studies routinely include multimodality data collection, including structural and functional MRI, PET scans, neurocognitive assessment, abstraction of medical history, and genetic analysis.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field and one year of related experience; OR Bachelor's degree in any field and three years of clinical-related experience with one year in clinical research; OR Associate's degree in health-related field and three years of related experience.
Ability to use a computer, including basic word processing and spreadsheet software and ability to use the phone. Interact with research subjects, including patient populations and their families. Strong organizational abilities. Ability to work independently to coordinate research projects on a daily basis. Responsibility of assuring that our research is performed in accordance with university policies and federal regulations and state/federal law for the treatment of human subjects in clinical research. Handle any situation that occurs on a daily basis with subjects in clinical research projects and make decisions as to how to handle these situations in accordance with the Principal Investigators direction while also assuring compliance with applicable policy, regulations, and law.
Clinical Research Certification.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Ability to move between buildings on campus, communicate effectively, handle research data and remain stationary for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
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