Research Support Assist
Hyde Park Campus
20133 Psychiatry & Behav. Neurosci
About the Unit
The Clinical Neuroscience and Psychopharmacology Research Unit (CNPRU) is a clinical research group in the University of Chicago's Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience.
The CNPRU lab is seeking a highly motivated and passionate research assistant to support a study regarding the effects of community violence exposure on urban youth. This position will involve contact with children and their families from the local community.
- Performing phone screenings and scheduling appointments of potential research subjects. May develop advertising, posters, newsletters, or brochures for the recruitment of subjects as needed.
- Administering a variety of forms, questionnaires, and conducting participant interviews.
- Transcribing participant interviews and entering questionnaire data into appropriate databases (e.g. Redcap, SPSS, etc.);
- Providing assistance with study protocol and IRB-related tasks as needed.
- Other administrative tasks as needed.
- Excellent knowledge of computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
- Outstanding writing and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work independently.
- Above average organizational skills.
- Ability to conduct detailed work with great accuracy and attention to detail.
Education, Experience and Certifications:
- High school education required.
- Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
- Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, social work, or related field preferred.
- One year of relevant research experience preferred.
- Experience working with or desire to work with children preferred.
Cover letter and Resume
Depends on Qualification
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Job is Exempt?
Drug Test Required?
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
Health Screen Required?
Background Check Required?
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