January 21, 2014

Clinical Research Assistant Position - Rhode Island Hospital

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic (PARC) at Rhode Island Hospital (located in Providence, RI and affiliated with the Brown Medical School), is looking for a full-time clinical research assistant for several projects concerning obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), tic disorders, and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. Current research projects are focused on effective therapist behaviors and dissemination of childhood OCD treatment, behavioral and biological facets of tic disorders, and neuropsychological functioning in OCD. The research assistant will participate in all aspects of clinical research projects. Duties include scheduling and screening study patients, tracking progress of the studies, administering ratings scales, behavioral coding (e.g., treatment sessions, tic observations), and data entry and analysis.  Aiding in study recruitment and developing innovative recruitment strategies is an important role of the research assistant. Participation in multidisciplinary discussions regarding research design and implementation is expected.  Opportunities to assist in writing scientific articles for publication and grant submissions are provided.  Other duties include preparing submissions to the Human Subjects Protection Committee and Office of Research Administration and coordinating communication with research collaborators in other cities.  A strong academic record is essential and past research experience is desirable.
·         A bachelor's degree or higher, preferably in psychology, human biology, neuroscience, or related fields
·         Excellent computer and communication (verbal and written) skills
·         Past experience of hands-on involvement in a research project
·         A career interest in clinical psychology or in psychiatry
·         Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications
·         Strong organizational skills
·         Strong interpersonal skills
·         The ability to work well with children and parents
·         A willingness to tackle complex tasks in an independent manner
·         A strong sense of responsibility towards work

This position would begin in May/June of 2014, and would require a two-year commitment contingent upon grant funding and performance.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and two written recommendations (sent directly by your recommenders) to Hannah Frank no later than March 15, 2014.  We prefer to receive applications via email, but if you or your recommenders would prefer to send us written correspondence, please use the address provided below.  We will review applications as they are received and contact applicants to extend invitations to interview at our clinic. 

Please send cover letter, resume/CV, and two letters of recommendation by March 15, 2014 to:
Hannah Frank
Clinical Research Assistant

For written correspondence:
Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic (PARC)
Bradley/Hasbro Children's Research Center
Coro West, Suite 204
One Hoppin Street
Providence, RI 02903

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