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Psychology Assistant

Psychology Assistant

Job ID 
2017-10717
Campus 
Bronx
Posting Date 
11/30/2017
Employee Classification 
1199 Union
Department 
Neurology
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

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.

 

Description of study

  • Multicultural Healthy Diet to Reduce Cognitive Decline & Alzheimer Disease Risk is a randomized clinical trial designed to assess the impact of a diet to reduce cognitive decline and Alzheimer Disease risk using state-of–the-art approaches.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Interact with study participants and obtain consent from participants for the various components of the study
  • Train participants to use study materials/equipment
  • Administer the neuropsychological test battery
  • Score and enter appropriate data into the relational study database
  • Coordinate scheduling for participant visits across the various components of the study protocol
  • Become a team member of the study and work with colleagues collaboratively
  • Library research
  • Maintain day-to-day organization of the Human Phenotyping Core’s database, ensuring that it runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Various related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Major in Psychology is preferred (at least 1 undergraduate course in psychology is

            required)

  • Experience working with neuropsychology standardized testing
  • Experience with software programs such as Excel, SAS, STATA, or SPSS preferred

 

 

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent organizational, oral, written and analytical communications skills; strong database management and clear understanding of research databases
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Flexible schedule is required to meet the needs of the participants, including working week-ends 1-2 Saturdays/month if needed.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision