Research Assts at Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation is seeking candidates for research assistant (RA) positions.  The RA position is ideal for those planning to continue their education in psychology, medicine, or other health-related discipline or to gain more applied research experience in a medical setting.

 

Responsibilities may include the following:

·        Recruit/enroll research participants;

·        Schedule and coordinate study visits;

·        Interview participants according to research protocols;

·        Administer neuropsychological test batteries;

·        Coordinate/monitor data collection;

·        Conduct and/or assist with data analyses;

·        Travel to clinics throughout the metropolitan NY/NJ area;

·        Manage electronic and paper databases.

·        Provide assistance to research scientists with ongoing research studies, including subject recruitment, data collection, database entry and management, statistical analysis and administrative duties.

·        Assist with activities related to locomotor training, grant preparation, IRB requirements, and lab organization.

 

Qualifications include the following:

·        Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or biological sciences. exercise science, neuroscience, or a related discipline;

·        One to three years of related experience;

·        Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills;

·        Proficient computer skills (especially Word, Excel, and SPSS);

·        Effective administrative and communication skills; and

·        Interest and/or experience in research, medical rehabilitation, motor function, cognitive psychology, and/orneurologic/other disabilities.

Experience/familiarity with data analysis software is a plus.


Please include cover letter with salary expectations.  Populations/research areas may include traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury (SCI), multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke.  If you have a particular interest, please specify.

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