Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The position is for a Research Assistant (RA) on the grant Dimensional Endophenotypes in Anxiety and OC Spectrum Disorders (âœCore Featuresâ NIMH R01 R01MH110449; Rasmussen PI).Â The RAâ™s responsibilities include scheduling and running participants at the Brown MRI research facility (MRF) as well as MRI data cleaning, preprocessing, and analyses. Â Â Â Responsibilities also include participant recruiting and screening, as well completing literature reviews, contributing to on-going research reports and presentations, and other research tasks assigned by study personnel.Â The RA is expected to work with adult participants, as well as with all study personnel and other medical professionals as needed to advance the scientific aims and project related goals of the Core Features study and related projects in the OCD research group.Â The RA needs to be detail oriented and able to multi-task. Time management, interpersonal, writing, and computer skills are necessary.Â RAs are expected to attend regular supervision meetings with the project director and study personnel.Â Due to the nature of the study, flexibility in scheduling is also required (e.g., willingness to occasionally work nights to accommodate participants) and the RA must provide own transportation between research sites.Â A BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience or closely related field is required. Knowledge of clinical research procedures and experience interacting with psychiatric populations is preferred.Â Due to the extensive training period and nature of the position, a two-year commitment is preferred.Â
BS or BA in Psychology, Neuroscience or Closely Related Field
Previous research experience working with psychiatric populations preferred
Previous experience with human subject research in psychiatric populations is preferred.Â
Knowledge of experimental research methodology necessary and knowledge of clinical research procedures is preferred.
RAs should be experienced with computer applications, including word processing and excel.
Previous experience with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS) and database management is preferred.Â Â
Previous experience with neuroimaging is a plus.Â
Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills.Â
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills as well as good attention to detail, flexibility and ability to work well with team members.Â
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Criminal background and education check is required
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Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
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Internal Number: REQ165384
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