Research Assistant I / 40 Hours / Day / Department of Psychiatry

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Company :
Brigham & Women’s Hospital(BWH)

Location :
Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -1427 Job Description: The Psychiatry Neuroimaging Laboratory is looking to hire a qualified candidate for the position of Research Assistant. The laboratory is part of the Department of Psychiatry and Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. The main mission of this laboratory is to understand brain abnormalities and their role in psychiatric disorders by using state-of-the-art neuroimaging techniques. If you would like to read more about the laboratory, please visit our website at – Work closely with others in a collaborative research environment that includes other Research Assistants, physicians, computer scientists, psychologists, neuroscientists, and other Principal Investigators on ongoing research studies involving investigating brain abnormalities in schizophrenia, traumatic brain injury, and other populations. – Assist in managing and coordinating research studies by entering data, assisting on data analysis, and being involved in clinical laboratory work such as being present at MRI scans when subjects are scanned. – Learn to use image processing tools for the pre-processing and analysis of structural, functional, and diffusion Magnetic Resonance Images (MRI). – Learn to use statistical programs such as SPSS to manage participant data and run elementary statistical tests. – Learn to troubleshoot and modify image processing pipelines. – Collect, describe, and help analyze library research materials. Help to prepare and proofread scientific manuscripts and grant applications. – Adhere to established BWH and department policies, procedures and objectives, and exemplify professionalism and exhibit values that contribute to the goals of the lab and the hospital. – Perform other related research duties as directed or required. Qualifications – Qualified applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work well with others on a research team. – Psychology, neuroscience, computer science, engineering, and premed majors are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome. – Prior research or clinical experience is recommended. – Computer programing experience, including experience with Linux/UNIX systems, python/bashscripting, and/or scientific computing software (e.g. Matlab, R) is preferred but not required. Applications are being accepted for the position; hiring will take place as soon as possible. Applicants are expected to give a two-year commitment for the position. This position will provide invaluable experience for those interested in pursuing graduate study in the fields of psychology, medicine, engineering, neuroscience, or computer science. We request a resume and cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and the strengths you would bring to the position. If interested, please apply online through this website and upload a resume and cover letter (as PDFs) in one document. If you have further questions, please contact: Brynn Vessey, Research Assistant Email: EEO Statement HOSPITAL WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES: These are required of all staff, regardless of position. Do not remove these standards. Works within legal, regulatory, accreditation and ethical practice standards relevant to the position and as established by BWH/Partners; follows safe practices required for the position; complies with appropriate BWH and Partners policies and procedures; fulfills any training required by BWH and/or Partners, as appropriate; brings potential matters of non-compliance to the attention of the supervisor or other appropriate hospital staff. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Brigham & Women’s Hospital(BWH) City: State: Zip: