The Speech and Feeding Disorders lab at the MGH Institute of Health Professions is looking for a research assistant to help with a study investigating the effects of neurologic disease on speech and chewing, as well as on other studies that are ongoing in the lab. This individual will primarily process and enter data, but will also assist with data collections and scheduling of research subjects, as well as other research-related office tasks as needed.
This is a 20 hour/week position. The RA will work with the study coordinator to develop a schedule during regular business hours (M-F 9:00am-5:30pm). The Speech and Feeding Disorder Lab is located at the MGH Institute of Health Professions campus in the Charlestown Navy Yard.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Processes study data using specialized software (training will be provided) - Helps prepare for research study data collection sessions, including setting up equipment, preparing study paperwork, etc. -Organizes study paperwork and enters data into study database -Other research-related office tasks as needed
- Knowledge of MS Office applications, including Excel and Word. -Willing and able to learn new software applications as needed (training will be provided) -Strong attention to detail -The ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with other lab members is essential.
EDUCATION: Specify minimum education and clearly indicate if preferred or required
Bachelor's degree strongly preferred. This is an ideal position for a recent college graduate in a gap year between graduation and eventual graduate studies to gain research experience.
EXPERIENCE: Specify minimum creditable years of experience and clearly indicate if preferred or required
Experience working with children and/or persons with disabilities is ideal, but not required.
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Internal Number: 3007012-1435_1581494457
About MGH Institute of Health Professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions, founded by Massachusetts General Hospital in 1977, is an innovative and independent graduate school in Boston that is a member of Partners HealthCare. A progressive leader in developing comprehensive models of health care education, the MGH Institute prepares advanced practice professionals in the fields of nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and communication sciences and disorders through a distinctive combination of academic study, clinical practice, and research. More than 1,200 students are enrolled in graduate level and certificate programs, with an increasing number of courses available online. The Institute is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).