Research Support-CNPRU

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20133 Psychiatry & Behav. Neurosci

About the Unit
The Department has is organized along ‘Mission Lines' These mission lines are focusing in a variety of areas and strategic initiatives of the hospital including, but not limited to, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Supportive Psycho-oncology, Consultation Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Eating Disorders, Geriatrics, Woman's Health and general psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children.

Job Information

Job Summary:

The Clinical Neuroscience & Psychopharmacology Research Unit (CNPRU) conducts research into the biology and treatment of psychiatric disorders, including psychotic disorders and mood disorders.


  • Assist with the protocols by administering and scoring selected assessment instruments including psychophysiological tests, cognitive tests, EEG, and MRI.
  • Handle recruitment of study subjects, and manage and organize the data collected.
  • Assist in the preparation of lab reports, grant submissions, data analytic activities and general academic research efforts.
  • Provide support to enhance the unit efficiency in various aspects of the management functions, including ordering supplies and equipment, shipping receiving, scheduling and testing study participants, etc.

  • Interactive Communication
  • Active listening skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • High school education required.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.

  • Some post secondary work experience field of study relevant to the research being conducted required.
  • Previous experience working in a research laboratory with subject contact preferred.

Required Documents:
  • Cover letter and Resume

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

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Full time

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Job No:
Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 11/29/2018
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