Research Specialist

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleResearch SpecialistDepartmentHSC-UNTH Geriatrics-345500Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate With ExperienceDepartment Summary

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Forth Worth, Center for Geriatrics is located in the Health Pavilion on the HSC campus in Fort Worth’s cultural district. We provide primary care and neurological geriatric consultations for older adults with complex or chronic conditions. Our team works closely with both patients and their caregivers to deliver a comprehensive assessment of the older adult through an interprofessional team approach.

Position Overview

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Research Specialist to join their team in the Center for Geriatrics. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Facilitate small groups of medical students in communication skills with patients of diverse background, ailments, and mental health conditions. * Administer various neuropsychological tests and document appropriate clinical observations. * Interpret neuropsychological findings and assist in report writing. * Train and observe PhD students in the administration of neuropsychological tests. * Serve as liaison between staff and social workers regarding patient care, earning their confidence with reliable follow-through and clear communication. * Conduct research and assist in the conduct of research, including the collection of information and samples. * Analyze experimental data. * Keep detailed logs of all work-related activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPreferred Qualifications

Preferred experience with Psychological/Neuropsychological testing.

Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Monday-Friday, day

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleResearch SpecialistPhysical Requirements Job Duties

Posting NumberS1203PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
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    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
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  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 10/10/2020
Application Due: 10/30/2020
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