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Research Asst at RI Consortium for Autism Research

Research assistant position for the RI Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment (RI-CART) and a sub-study with the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities (CADD) inpatient unit. Also, general support with the Developmental Disorders Genetics Research Program (DDGRP) at Bradley Hospital. Under the general supervision of the ADDIRC Investigator, Giulia Righi, PhD. and the program Research Coordinator, assist in the patient assessments and analysis of participant information for clinical research projects. Work in collaboration with the CADD unit team to interview participants and/or families and obtain informed consent. Gather assessment data through direct interview, staff input, and chart review. Prepare and maintain study record. Learn electronic database (i.e., REDCap), enter data, and perform quality control procedures. Check all questionnaires and study materials for completeness. Participate in qualitative/quantitative analysis of data and possibly assist in first draft preparation of manuscripts. Review relevant literature to gather information. Assist in recruiting efforts to procure participants (e.g., contact providers, attend fundraising efforts of partners). Contribute to and take minutes for Genomics Study group calls and also provide some support for ongoing DDGRP research studies.

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Research Asst at Brown in HIV risk

The Research Assistant’s activities will include overseeing recruitment, enrollment, and management of participants in research projects that explore risk factors for engaging in behaviors that could result in HIV transmission/acquisition. The successful RA will be expected to facilitate many key aspects of the research, including corresponding with participants to arrange virtual and in-person study “visits,” training participants in completing study procedures, monitoring the completion of follow-up assessments (conducted on mobile devices), and assisting in data collection/management.

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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.

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Research Asst at Texas A&M in I/O

The job ad is pretty plan, but might appeal to some of you!

Interest in studying research related to diversity and organizational psychology. Ability to effectively communicate with undergraduate research assistants, graduate students, and faculty supervisor.

Duties are specifically related to research activities, require an advanced level of knowledge in a field of science or learning, are predominantly intellectual and varied in character, and require consistent use of discretion and judgment. Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Interviewing, coordinating, and managing undergraduate research assistants
• Creating and administering surveys
• Scheduling undergraduate research participants
• Conducting literature reviews and helping formulate new study ideas
• Submitting IRB applications
• Assisting with data analysis
• Writing, editing, and submitting manuscripts and grants
• Purchasing materials for the lab
• Coordinating travel plans
• Related duties as required

Part-time research asst at Columbia in prenatal health

This part-time position involves work on a human research study in the Behavioral Medicine Program: the study looks at the maternal prenatal environment in relation to fetal and newborn development.
Duties will include administering experimental protocols to collect psychological, physiological and biological data, as well as scheduling participants. Training will be provided for these specialized tasks. Also responsible for maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment. The position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with staff and study participants.

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Research Asst at U. Washington in trauma

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH STUDY ASSISTANT for the Harborview-based Trauma Survivors Outcomes and Support Research Program. The Trauma Survivors Outcomes and Support Program currently supports a 24 site nationwide clinical trial that aims to develop and implement screening and intervention for injured trauma survivors suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related comorbidity. The research program also supports Harborview-based single site screening and intervention studies for PTSD and comorbidity. Continue reading

Assorted summer and post-graduation research opportunities

Some people at Duke have put together a website you can search for summer, academic year, and post-graduation research opportunities. Some of them overlap with items we’ve posted on this blog, but there are additional opportunities listed as well: https://psychandneuro.duke.edu/undergraduate/research-opportunities-jobs