Funded Research Assistant position in Hartford, CT

PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH ASSISTANT: The Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital is seeking a full time Research Assistant to coordinate projects in psychological and psychiatric research.  This is a full time grant-funded research assistant position for a study investigating the neural mechanisms of cognitive-behavioral therapy response in patients with hoarding disorder.  Duties will include coordinating participant recruitment, collecting study data, and database management.  Other responsibilities may include assistance with grant preparation and article writing, preparation of study materials, and data analysis.  The research assistant will have opportunities to co-author scientific papers and journal articles.

Qualifications include a BA/BS in psychology or related field, including coursework in research methods and/or statistics. Advanced degrees beyond the BA/BS and experience with fMRI are not needed.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a conscientious work style and strong interpersonal skills. This is an excellent entry-level position for a college graduate who is interested in gaining additional research experience before going on to graduate study.

Anticipated start date is in Summer 2015.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Send resume/curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation to: David F. Tolin, Ph.D., Director, Anxiety Disorders Center, The Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, 200 Retreat Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106.  For questions, call (860) 545-7685 or e-mail to david.tolin@hhchealth.org.

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