October 3, 2014

Full Time Research Assistant Position

The ADHERE: Addiction and Health Research Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth http://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/adhere/ currently has a new position open to assist Drs. Catherine Stanger and Alan Budney in research on the development and evaluation of psychosocial treatments for adolescents.  The primary focus of this position will be an NIH funded project involving a randomized trial of a family based intervention for adolescent marijuana users that includes working memory training (www.cogmed.com).  This position provides excellent experience for persons seeking to build skills necessary for conducting clinical research, and for those planning to apply to graduate or medical school.

The research assistant will screen potential participants, conduct clinical research interviews and assessments, and serve as a Cogmed (working memory training) coach.

Bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the Biological or Social Sciences, a minimum of 1 year of relevant clinical human subjects research experience.  A 2-year commitment to the position is preferred. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible, able to work independently, and have great interpersonal and communication skills as well as meticulous attention to detail.
Please email resume to Dr. Stanger to apply: Catherine.stanger@dartmouth.edu

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