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Psychology Assistant

Psychology Assistant

Job ID 
2017-10631
Campus 
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date 
10/17/2017
Employee Classification 
1199 Union
Department 
Neurology
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

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ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

 

Position

The Research Assistant will work in the Division of Cognitive and Motor Aging to manage and process behavioral and brain imaging data in a multi-cohort, multi-country, neuroimaging study of older adults.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain computer databases of behavioral and brain imaging data
  • Enter behavioral data into paper and computerized forms, review forms for completeness and accuracy
  • Review, analyze, and quality check brain imaging data

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree required        
  • Coursework in Psychology, Neuroscience, Neuroanatomy, or Computer science preferred

  • Outstanding interpersonal and computing skills required

  • Strong database management, and clear understanding of clinical and research databases

  • Previous experience with neuroimaging highly preferred.

  • Proficiency in neuroimaging processing software (FreeSurfer, fsl, SPM) highly preferred

  • Previous experience with Linux operating systems and MATLAB software preferred