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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Project Assistant.
In this role, we are seeking a Spanish-English bilingual project assistant to work on behavioral research projects in the Department of Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine. We are examining parenting interventions designed to improve child development outcomes in at-risk populations in the context of a randomized controlled trial at Bellevue Hospital Center and in the context of a clinical program at Woodhull Medical Center. The candidate will be responsible for assisting in multiple project tasks, and will work with a multidisciplinary team of pediatricians, psychologists, social workers, and other child development professionals.
Recruit research participants and obtain informed consent Maintain research/program records Develop rapport with parents and children
Coordinate with parents and track/schedule upcoming visits Help organize and attend community literacy events Conduct interviews with parents about a range of topics about themselves, their childs development and behaviors, and their participation in literacy programs
Perform standardized developmental assessments of toddler and preschool childrens cognitive and language development Translate research-related documents
Transcribe and/or code videotapes (using micro-analytic coding techniques) Maintain databases and perform data entry Provide general support related to research tasks such as grant preparation, Institutional Review Board, literature reviews, and documentation Assist with coordination of volunteers Collaboration with multidisciplinary team of research and clinical staff
To qualify you must have Fluency in both English and Spanish Experience in psychology, human/child development, or related field Previous experience with and continued interest in working with children and families Enthusiasm for working with families and ability to flexibly adjust to project demands
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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