Autism Research Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator

Massachusetts, United States
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

McGovern Institute for Brain Research (part-time, 50%), to assist with multiple projects investigating the psychological and neural bases of autism spectrum disorders associated with the Autism and Social Brain Research studies at MIT. Will lead all aspects of recruitment, scheduling, community outreach, and clinical testing for multiple projects investigating the psychological and neural basis of autism spectrum conditions.

Job Requirements

REQUIREDa bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in a clinical area; demonstrable initiative, follow-through, flexibility, organizational skills, and careful attention to detail in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; ability to foster and maintain collaborations with existing and new recruiting contacts; a proven record of successful project management; ability to motivate others to adopt effective practices; excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills for representing research projects effectively to multiple audiences; stellar interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with MIT students, faculty, administrators, support staff, and funders; and proven ability to work effectively with individuals with autism. Seek a self-motivated individual who is excited about the brain, cognitive neuroscience, and/or clinical disorders. 

Research reliability in administering and scoring the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) is highly desired.

This is a half time (50%) position. The schedule is compatible with working at home at times, but the ability to work at MIT on some evenings or weekends as necessary to accommodate participants’ schedules is desired.  

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and continuing until the position is filled.  

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.