RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Medicine, Neurology Tracking Code22500556880315Job Description
The primary purpose of the Research Assistant 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 (CTE). The primary responsibility includes scheduling and conducting family phone interviews to collect clinical data on brain donors. Acting as the main point of contact for brain donations. Acquiring and entering data from donor medical records. This individual will have the opportunity to assist with specific research projects including data analysis and manuscript development.
Applicants should have a bachelors degree with 1-3 years of clinical experience in neurology, neuropsychology, neurodegenerative disease and/or head injury. Analytical, qualitative, and quantitative data analysis, computer, and technical skills proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, and statistical software packages. Data entry with proficient and precise written and oral communications. Email communication with investigators and donor families, the ability to adapt demeanor on the telephone for cognitively impaired participants, and participants in crisis and grieving. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met, maintain a clean and well-organized work area
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
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 LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular