1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: BA or BS in Psychology or a related field. Familiarity with human subject research and with the OnCore data management environment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: BA or BS in Psychology or a related field. Familiarity with human subject research and with the OnCore data management environment.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated exceptional analytical skills and the ability to work as part of a team and independently.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Proven ability to multi-task, be meticulous with details, and remain focused in a fast-paced clinical research lab environment. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and strictly adhere to the human subjects' research protocols.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant
Required Skill/ability 1: Experience working with children on the autism spectrum in clinical or research settings. Experience working with parents of children on the autism spectrum. Experience of collecting and scoring paper-and-pencil ratings scales and online assessments from children and their parents.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills. Ability to work independently with self-initiative and excellent attendance record.
Required Skill/ability 2: Prior proficiency with data entry and verification using OnCore, Excel and SPSS and preparation of excel datasets for uploading to NDAR database. Familiarity with software and hardware requirements for conducting fMRI and EEG experiments. Experience with Yale's EHS registration system.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 65903BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.