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Research Specialist

Description

Western Psychiatric Hospital is looking for a Research Specialist! This is a regular Full-Time position with up to 40 hours per week. This position will support research focusing on personality, psychopathology, neuroscience and computational modeling.

 

This position will be responsible for assisting with research design and protocols, data collection and management, participant recruitment and retention, etc. The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative skills and programming experience.


This position is grant funded.


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 computers and common software languages packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ACT 34
  • Older Adults Protective Service Act (OAPSA) Clearance

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