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Research assistant in neuroethics

Under the supervision of Principal Investigator (PI) Winston Chiong MD/PhD, the Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator (Asst. CRC) will perform entry-level duties related to the support and coordination of a research study evaluating the ethics of novel neurotechnology.

Under direct supervision, the Asst. CRC will be responsible for: assisting/helping with the recruiting of research participants; applying understanding of inclusion/exclusion eligibility criteria for protocols; assisting in the scheduling and coordinating study participant visits; managing audio data files and coordinating transcription services; completing study forms to submit to sponsors and/or appropriate agencies; collecting, entering, and cleaning data into study databases; maintaining data quality; assisting with data analysis; assisting with preparation of reports and tables; attending team meetings; and performing other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications

  • HS graduation and sufficient experience and demonstrated skills to successfully perform the assigned duties and responsibilities or equivalent combination of experience/training
  • Excellent verbal and written communications and presentation skills; excellent organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Windows.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-based environment; project management and coordination skills; ability to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines on concurrent projects.
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with patients, co-workers, & physicians.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines.

Preferred qualifications

  • Prior coursework in neuroscience and/or bioethics.
  • Prior knowledge or experience with qualitative methods.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with medical terminology.
  • Comfort in working with patients with neurological disease.
  • Ability to abstract data from medical records and transfer it to data collection forms or directly into databases.
  • Proven ability to work independently and keen attention to detail.

How to apply

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