Research Assistant, School of Medicine, Anatomy and Neurobiology

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
08 May 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2019
Ref
7885
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Research assistant in neuropsychology with Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Digital Health project. This multi-faceted position requires someone who is mature, independent, self-initiating, and comfortable working in an unstructured, non-traditional, dynamically evolving research environment with little supervision. The primary responsibility will be assisting in the management of the Precision Brain Health Monitoring research program.

The studies are centered on cognitive aging, Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)/chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and involve technology integration into research methods and analytic tools including natural language processing (NLP). In addition to testing participants and helping manage all aspects related to executing the study protocol, responsibilities will also include helping with administrative demands such as hiring and supervision of temporary employees and student interns. 

Required Skills

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, some experience in research and willingness to work non-traditional hours. 1-3 years' work experience required. To be considered, candidates must be able to attend an on-site interview.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular
Salary GradeGrade 72