This individual will be responsible for subject recruitment and data entry at the Boston research site of two large studies: the Biorepository, Recruitment, and Integrative Network (BBRAIN) and the BBRAIN MRI brain imaging call back study. The RA will assist with consortium meeting planning and coordination. This individual will schedule cognitive, neuroimaging, blood draws and other appointments as well as maintain test equipment. The RA will be in charge of ordering supplies and coordinating subject payments as well as administering neuropsychological tests and escorting participants to the MRI and blood draw appointments. The RA will also help plan yearly in-person study meetings in Boston, regular Working Group and Steering Committee web-based meetings, and maintain a record of the meeting minutes. The RA will also perform literature searches and assist with compilation of annual reports and manuscripts for publication and update the study website and social media pages.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. An interest in environmental health is strongly preferred as this position encompasses a range of research support activities including reviews of scientific literature and preparation of manuscripts. The candidate must be able to work well with research subjects as the main part of the job entails subject recruitment. Subject recruitment will require the RA to manage the whole subject recruitment process including developing of script, maintaining database of calls and responses, develop recruitment materials, track subject responses, screen subjects for eligibility, schedule appointments, consent subjects and ensure they sign the informed consent. In addition, the RA will need to oversee the completion of all data collection and maintaining data integrity. The RA will work closely with the PI to maintain all IRB records and update any IRB protocol as need be. The RA will work with the PI to summarize subject recruitment efforts, data collection, data storage and mailing to our collaborators for annual reports to the funding agency. The RA will plan and coordinate research meetings. The RA will assist with literature reviews and abstract and manuscript preparations. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Bachelor's degree required; master's preferred.
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