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Research Specialist (Geriatric Psychiatry Neuroimaging Program and ARGO Neuroscience of Aging)

Description

The Geriatric Psychiatry Neuroimaging Program and ARGO Neuroscience of Aging conducts neuroimaging research with older adults. The Research Specialist will conduct research interviews with older adults, will provide training and supervision to undergraduate students, and will lead efforts to facilitate discussions within an established older adult community-based group. 

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
  • Conduct phone screens, run clinical assessments and MRI scans

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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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