RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Medicine, Neurology

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RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Medicine, Neurology

Tracking Code2021 Job Description

The primary purpose of the position is to ensure integrity and consistency of clinical data, and data collection for the UNITE Study at the BU School of Medicine Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center as a research assistant. A main responsibility is scheduling and conducting family phone interviews to collect clinical data on brain donors. Another duty is being a main point of contact for brain donations. A third responsibility includes securing and entering data from medical records. The RA will also have the opportunity to assist with specific research projects including data analysis and manuscript development.

Work experience: 1-3 years of clinical research experience, preferably in neurology, neuropsychology, neurodegenerative disease and/or head injury. Analytical- qualitative and quantitative data analysis Computer/Technical- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, statistical software package, data entry and attention to detail Office/Administrative- Requesting medical records Written and Oral Communication- Scientific manuscript preparation, accurate email communication with investigators and donor families, ability to adapt demeanor on the phone for cognitively impaired participants, and participants in crisis and grieving.

BA or equivalent with 1-2 years experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 1/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time