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Job and internship opportunities at the Child Mind Institute in NYC

One of our recent alumni, Jai Ghuman, now works at the Child Mind Institute’s Healthy Brain Network in NYC. The goal of the initiative is to provide the scientific community with an online database of health information from 10,000 participants in the New York City area, with the hope of improving diagnosis of psychiatric disorders from an objective biological perspective.

They are actively searching for full-time paid research assistants.

Here is the link to some of the positions that are currently open:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=371b930b-70df-4a87-aa90-9681315857cd&sid=Y2hpbGRtaW5k&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US  Continue reading

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Full-time Lab Manager / Research Coordinator position at NYU

The new lab for Language Experience and Acquisition Research at NYU (LEARN Lab), directed by Dr. Sudha Arunachalam, is seeking a full-time research coordinator to begin in September 2018. Our research examines early language development in children ages 6 and under, including typically-developing children as well as children with language delay and developmental disorders (e.g, autism spectrum disorder). We use varied behavioral methods including eye-tracking as well as corpus and survey methods to understand early learning and how it is shaped by children’s language environments. The research coordinator will help to oversee a diverse research program in a dynamic, collaborative lab environment. Responsibilities include: training and managing a team of undergraduate research assistants, building a recruitment database via parent outreach, conducting experimental procedures, managing data, and assisting with human subjects protocols and compliance.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders, linguistics, psychology, cognitive science, or a related field. Experience working with young children. Excellent social skills, excellent organizational and time management skills, and a problem-solving mindset. Computer-savvy and interested in learning new skills. Experience working with children with developmental disorders is a plus.

Application Instructions

Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/50680

Please include a cover letter, résumé or CV, an unofficial transcript, and a list of 2-3 references.

Questions? Email Sudha at sarunach@bu.edu.

Deadline

Jul 14, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Internship opportunity in organizational psychology

Uma is offering an internship that would be a great experience for an undergraduate or graduate student looking to go into organizational psychology. The position would be for a Human Resources/Social Media Intern with a flexible start date.

Uma is a startup, which empowers people with career gaps (particularly mothers who took off due to maternity leave) to re-enter the workforce. We have networking events, training workshops, and curate job opportunities for candidates. Uma’s mission is to rebuild confidence in these candidates and prepare them for the workplace as many have difficulty returning due to obstacles such as the gap on their resume, adjusting to a workplace’s culture, or managing the expectations placed on them as both a worker and parent.

The intern would work directly with the CEO, Rita Kakati Shah, and will be able to work remotely if they choose to as long as they are present when Uma hosts events in New York City. There will also be a research component involved as the intern will research topics related to employment gaps, employee motivation, and job satisfaction to write blog posts for the Uma website. The position is unpaid but will be eligible to receive college credit.

More details:  Uma Intern description

Research Assistant Position at Northwell Health

 The Center for Addiction Services and Personalized Interventions Research (CASPIR) is looking for a full-time Research Assistant to work on several clinical and research projects for developing brief, evidence-based interventions for Substance Use Disorders. At CASPIR, our mission is to transform substance use treatment by using digital methods to collect data and evaluate the effectiveness of our treatment programs. We strive to revolutionize the process of behavior change. As a Research Assistant, you will be responsible for conducting assessments/interviews with study participants, data management, participant tracking and follow-up, and other relevant project activities.

Qualifications: B.A./B.S. degree, required; preferred candidates will have psychology as their undergraduate major or experience in the field, basic knowledge of Substance Use Disorders, research experience (including general knowledge of research methods and some data management and analyses experience), and some knowledge of Microsoft Office, SPSS, and SQL.

Location: Great Neck, NY

Contact: Interested candidates, please send a cover letter and CV to Nehal Vadhan, Ph.D. at nvadhan@northwell.edu.

Research Coordinator Position at NYU Medical Center

Research in the Center for Early Childhood Health and Development in the Division of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine is aimed at developing and evaluating school and family based programs. Current efforts are focused on the evaluation of ParentCorps, an enhancement to Pre-Kindergarten programming that aims to promote positive achievement and behavioral outcomes for students attending high-poverty elementary schools.

We are looking for staff to coordinate and manage data activities related to professional learning and implementation of ParentCorps in early childhood settings, and the evaluation of ParentCorps implementation in NYC. We are seeking dynamic, dedicated, and team-oriented candidates with exemplary organizational skills. Candidates will have prior experience working with children and diverse populations, with human subjects’ research and proficiency with technology (e.g., online surveys, data entry in SPSS, PowerPoint). Ideally, candidates will also have experience in early childhood settings and experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions. Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided. Continue reading

Research Coordinator Position at NYU Medical Center

The Center for Early Childhood Health and Development at NYU Medical Center is looking to hire a Research Coordinator starting in Summer 2018.

Research in the Center for Early Childhood Health and Development in the Division of Health and Behavior in the Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine is aimed at developing and evaluating school and family based programs. Current efforts are focused on the evaluation of ParentCorps, an enhancement to Pre-Kindergarten programming that aims to promote positive achievement and behavioral outcomes for students attending high-poverty elementary schools. We are looking for staff to coordinate activities related to ParentCorps professional learning and implementation, and the evaluation of ParentCorps implementation in NYC.

The Research Coordinator will liaison between school-based staff and the ParentCorps implementation team, and support the program facilitators (mental health professionals and early childhood educators) in the evaluation and logistical activities associated with implementation of ParentCorps in early childhood settings. We are seeking dynamic, dedicated, and team-oriented candidates with exemplary organizational skills. Candidates will have prior experience working with children and diverse populations, and with human subjects’ research. Ideally, candidates will also have experience in early childhood settings, experience in and comfort with implementation of evidence-based interventions, and proficiency with technology (e.g., online surveys, data entry in SPSS, PowerPoint). Thorough training in all procedures, training content and ParentCorps will be provided.

See more details via this link: Research Coordinator_CEHDatNYU

Interested Candidates: Please send a cover letter and CV or resume to Rachelle Theise, Psy.D. at rachelle.theise@nyumc.org.

Lab manager position at NYU

See attached ad for details about a lab manager position at NYU, beginning in Summer 2018. The lab studies early conceptual development and social cognition: Rhodes junior lab associate posting