At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Developmental Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Per Diem - Psychoedu Evaluator will be responsible for:
Assisting with conducting clinical interviews for a longitudinal study investigating the neural bases of emotion processing in typically developing young children.
Interviewing mothers regarding their child's lifetime history of DSM 5-based symptoms and disorders and the mothers' own history of DSM 5-based disorders.
Semi-structured clinical interviews are utilized (DIPA and SCID) via in-person and remote (e.g., via video platform) meetings.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's Degree in psychology, child development, cognitive science, neuroscience, or related field.
Experience/training in conducting clinical interviews either in a research or clinical setting.
Evening and weekend availability.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivation and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
18-month+ commitment preferred, start date January 2018.
Researchers in the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) are dedicated to furthering our understanding of brain and cognitive development in typically developing infants and children, as well as children diagnosed with or at risk for various developmental disorders. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers brings together experts from a wide range of fields, including neuroscience, psychology, and education. In collaboration with clinical experts in fields such as developmental pediatrics and child neurology, we are working to expand our knowledge of child development and developmental disorders. In gaining a better understanding of these processes, our goal is to contribute to the healthy growth and development of our children.
The Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience are currently seeking a Per Diem (< 5-10 hours/week) Psychoedu Evaluator to join the Nelson Lab team ( www.bostonchildrens.org/nelsonlab ).
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.