We are seeking talented individuals to serve as Clinical Research Assistants for the Boston University (BU) Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center at the National Coordinating Center for the DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project. The DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project is an NIH-funded, 7-year, multi-center, multidisciplinary, longitudinal clinical research study of CTE. The primary goals of the project are to: develop methods of diagnosing the neurodegenerative disease, CTE, during life, refine and validate diagnostic criteria for the clinical diagnosis of CTE, and investigate genetic and head impact exposure risk factors for CTE. The National Coordinating Center is located within the BU CTE Center at BU School of Medicine. All baseline evaluations (on former NFL players, former collegiate football players, and men with no contact sport or military history) are complete, with follow-up evaluations being conducted remotely.
Coordinate and conduct all remote study evaluations, including consenting and determining decisional capacity and patient interviews
Administration and scoring of telephone- and video-based neuropsychological tests and other assessments
Schedule in-home phlebotomy appointments and shipping of blood samples
Collaborate across study teams to ensure quality of data collection
Bachelor's Degree required
0-1 years of experience
Cover letter required
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 3151
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