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 Clinical Research Assistant II will be responsible for:
Assist ing with day-to day operations and functions for a longitudinal study investigating the neural bases of emotion processing in typically developing young children.
Subject recruitment and scheduling.
Testing 3-7 year old children following established research protocol (measures include eye tracking, electrophysiology, near infrared spectroscopy, genetics, physiology, and standardized behavioral assessments).
Database maintenance, data processing and analyses.
Contributing to running the day-to-day operation for research protocols in the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience under the direction of the Principal Investigator and the Program Manager.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor's Degree in psychology, child development, cognitive science, neuroscience, or related field and a minimum of one year of relevant work experience.
Experience working with infants or children in a research setting, preferably using physiological, behavioral or neuroimaging measures such as eye tracking, heart rate, EEG, or ERP.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
The ability to be self-motivated and to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Advanced computer skills, including knowledge of SPSS/ E-Prime/ Matlab or similar programs.
Two-year commitment preferred, start date June 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.
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, 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.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
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.