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Research Specialist

Description

Western Psychiatric Hospital is looking for a Research Specialist! This is a Full-Time position with up to 40 hours per week. Hours range Monday - Friday during daylight shifts. This position will be responsible for conducting psychological and physiological research protocols, assisting with recruiting participants, administering interviews, etc. Experience performing phlebotomy is preferred! 

This position is grant funded.

Purpose:
Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s). Collect and gather research data for research project.

Responsibilities:
  • Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s).
  • Collaborate with senior research personnel regarding recruitment, data collection, outcomes of interviews, reports according to the needs of the study.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, sociology or related research field.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Familiarity with comptuers and common software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 
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