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Research Specialist (ARGO Neuroscience of Aging)

Description

Purpose:
The ARGO Neuroscience of Aging study conducts neuroimaging research on older adults and is hiring a temporary part time Research Specialist. This person will be assisting on a specific study looking at anxiety in individuals age 50 and above, while independently executing job functions for research protocol(s), collecting and gathering research data for the research project including phone screens, clinical assessments, and MRI scans.

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 packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 34

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