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:
Scheduling research participants, data collection, dataentry, and analysis of research data.
Performing cognitive testing on enrolled participants including but not limited to the WPPSI, WISC, WASI, DAS, Mullen, and Stanford-Binet, and administering diagnostic protocols including the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview- Revised (ADI-R).
Collecting family histories and writing summary research reports for participants.
Coordinating trainings of study staff and undergraduate interns.
Performing statistical analysis and literature reviews.
To qualify, you must have:
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree level of education with one to two years related work experience. Master's degree in a psychology or child-development related field preferred.
Knowledge of cognitive testing for children such as the WISC, WPPSI, WASI, and Stanford-Binet. Position will require the assessment of these and other developmental measures to typically developing children and children with neurodevelopmental disorders.
The analytical skills to gather and interpret data. SPSS or familiarity with similar programs is required.
Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills.
Superior organizational skills and the ability to work independently and prioritize important tasks.
The ability to work some weekends on a rotating schedule and some early evenings depending on the scheduling of research participants.
Exciting opportunity to join the Neurodevelopmental Core Service - a dynamic team of researchers and clinicians at Boston Children's Hospital interested in the causes and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The research assistant will assist Core leadership in the coordination and administration of various interdisciplinary research projects including genotype-phenotype studies and clinical trials.
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.