This opening is for an energetic and highly-motivated full-time research assistant under the supervision of Kristen Mackiewicz Seghete, PhD. The incumbent will act as a coordinator for a NIDA-funded research study with pregnant and postpartum women, some with opioid use disorder. The study includes neuroimaging and dyadic behavioral observations. Responsibilities include:
Oversee multiple aspects of the study, including: recruitment, screening and scheduling, administrative and regulatory requirements, database management, and coordination/management of volunteers and staff
May assist with study visits, including psychiatric interviewing, neuropsychological testing, and assisting with the acquisition of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data.
This position may require adopting a flexible schedule, with some evening and weekend hours, and potentially travel to other OHSU clinics (within 5-10 mile range). Research aims are subject to change and therefore priority in duties may change over times.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm