Multiple Center for ADHD positions in Cincinnati

The Center for ADHD at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is anticipating hiring multiple full-time paid research assistants to begin work in the next 6 months (February – June 2016).  This is a great opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing graduate degrees in psychology and related fields.

Ongoing studies at the Center include:
o Driving studies with teenagers with ADHD
o Studies investigating sleep functioning in children and adolescents with ADHD
o Research investigating daily life, neuropsychological, and neurophysiological correlates of sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT) in children with and without ADHD.
o Research investigating how children respond to medication and how they react to medication discontinuation
o Research investigating interventions for preschoolers

Position involves:
o Administration of intelligence, achievement, and other neuropsychological assessment measures to children
o Administration of computerized diagnostic interviews to parents
o Working with children in local schools and at the Center for ADHD
o Recruiting and scheduling research participants
o Coordinating the study (including interacting with the Institutional Review Board, and being the first point of contact for parents and schools)
o Data management and entry

Other research and clinical opportunities:
o Monthly didactic focused on ADHD-related research and clinical issues
o Participate in the preparation of conference presentations

To be eligible:
o Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field
o Some research experience
o 2 year commitment required

U.S. News & World Report ranked Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center No. 3 in the nation in the magazine’s 2014-2015 list of the best children’s hospitals. Cincinnati Children’s also ranked second nationally to full service children’s hospitals in 2014 NIH funding. Established in 2005, the Center for ADHD at Cincinnati Children’s is one of the largest centers in the country devoted entirely to improving the care of children and adolescents with ADHD and provides a multidisciplinary approach to assessing and treating this pediatric population.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send an e-mail with your resume to Stephen Becker, Ph.D. at stephen.becker@cchmc.org

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