The Department of Psychiatry has an opportunity for a Clinical Research Assistant to work within the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC). A Clinical Research Assistant with a keen interest in Neuroimaging and data analysis will be involved in the clinical aspects of the research program; assisting in the coordination of day-to-day operations of one or more research protocols including recruitment, scheduling, and monitoring research activities for protocols. The incumbent will also assist in the administration and scoring of research testing assessments.
This Full-time, Contractual position offers a generous benefits package that includes 10 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB.
This position will report to the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) located on the grounds of Spring Grove Hospital in Catonsville, MD.
Perform data analysis and interpretation, and data pre-processing.
Participate in analyses of behavioral and physiological data at the group level
Coordination of recruitment and testing of research subjects.
Assisting with implementation and running of a neuroimaging study recruiting and initial phone screening of research subjects.
Coordinating medical and psychological screening of potential research subjects Maintenance of recruitment and study participation databases.
May perform administrative duties such as: providing training and guidance to interviewers; assisting in developing and submitting grants, manuscripts, papers, abstracts, presenting studies; developing protocol manuals and data collection instruments; participating in field visits, responding to requests and questions from individuals, institutions, government agencies, and funding agencies; and participating in the design of research studies.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in epidemiology, sociology, psychology, nursing or field of study related to the research of the clinic. Master's degree preferred. Other: Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and experience.
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Neuroscience background desirable
Experience with Excel, SPSS, or similar data analysis programs
Statistical analysis of behavioral and/or physiological data
Database construction and management
Skill in various interviewing techniques
Excellent organizational and project management skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of subjects and information obtained.
Ability to network with, and provide information to key groups and individuals.
Hiring Range for this position is in the low $40,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E3302C
Employee Class Exempt Contingent II
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine
Job Posting: Jul 2, 2019
Unposting Date: Jul 17, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 126542
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