The NYU Child Study Center is seeking a highly motivated, full-time research associate responsible for supporting the conduct of an NIH-funded clinical trial on the brain mechanisms underlying learning of improved organizational skills. This position is ideal for a self-motivated individual who is building a portfolio of research accomplishments in preparation for acquiring a higher degree in biomedical or psychological research or medicine. Minimum Requirements: College graduate with a B.S. or B.A. in Biomedical, Social or Physical Sciences; track record of excellent organizational, project management, and planning skills; ability to work some after-school hours and weekends during the school year. A two-year minimum commitment is required. Duties and Responsibilities:
* Recruitment, phone screening and scheduling of research participants * Cognitive assessment of school-age children with neurodevelopmental disorders and impairing organizational skills deficits * Psychoeducational data collection * Data entry, de-identifying data, test scoring * Use the scanner simulator to habituate children to the magnet environment and minimize motion while in the scanner * Assist in collecting MRI data * Serve as study contact for the IRB approved protocol; track compliance with IRB regulations; assure protection of confidentiality and privacy of research materials; communicate all concerns regarding responsible conduct of human subjects research to PI or designees * Maintain the IRB regulatory binder * Attend weekly team coordination meetings * Assist in data analyses, preparation of scientific communications, including posters, oral presentations and peer-reviewed publications * Attend educational programs For more information, please visit our website<med.nyu.edu/departments-institutes/child-adolescent-psychiatry/research/neurodevelopmental-autism-spectrum-disorders/organizational-skills-training-study> or email " >