Professional Research Assistant

Boulder, Colorado
Oct 10, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Full-Time Close All Job SummaryThe Institute for Behavioral Genetics at the University of Colorado Boulder is hiring a Professional Research Assistant to assist the PI and research team with a longitudinal study of adolescent brain development.Who We AreThe Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG) is an organized research unit of the University of Colorado Graduate School dedicated to conducting and facilitating research on the genetic and environmental bases of individual differences in behavior. The ABCD Study is following over 11,000 children nationwide for approximately 10 years and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Study participants are adolescents and their parents who complete neuroimaging, cognitive assessments, and interviews related to social, behavioral, physical and emotional outcomes.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeThis full-time (100%) position will require weekend work during the school year and may be varied days throughout the summer.
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Conduct detailed clinical interviews.
  • Administer behavioral measures and neuropsychological assessments.
  • Collect and handle biological specimens.
  • Assist with neuroimaging sessions.
  • Administrative duties including scheduling study visits, obtaining informed consent, scoring study data, attending research meetings, maintaining equipment and supplies, providing assistance to the coordinator as directed.
What You Should KnowThis full-time (100%) position will require weekend work during the school year and may be varied days throughout the summer.Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be StatementsBe Challenged. Be Dynamic. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field of study.
  • Experience working with adolescent children in a research setting.
  • Experience administering clinical interviews and neuropsychological assessments.
What You Will Need
  • Ability to represent the University and our department in a professional manner.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for a research environment.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred.
  • Phlebotomy skills are a plus.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation (Not Confidential)

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Jennifer Keith

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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