At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Developmental Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Clinical Research Specialist I will be responsible for:
Examining biological and behavioral markers associated with executive and social functioning in preschool aged children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), developmental delays, and no developmental concerns.
Using electrophysiology, behavioral, clinical, and parent report measures in a group of children who are participating at multiple time points.
Overseeing day-to-day operations of the project as well as coordination for a lab with research focused on autism spectrum disorders within the LCN. This includes working with and coordinating a team of undergraduate students, graduate students, fellows, and staff members associated with the research project.
Grant preparation, preparing progress reports, and IRB management.
Developing and overseeing a database that includes physiological, behavioral, clinical, and parent report data across time points and coordinating data sharing with NIMH.
Performing standardized developmental, cognitive and physiological assessments.
Contributing to data processing, scoring, and cleaning with the opportunity to assist with analysis.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, and a minimum three years of relevant work experience or Masters of Science and one year of relevant work experience in a research setting with human subjects.
Availability for flexible scheduling including evenings and weekends to facilitate visits.
Previous professional experience with children with autism spectrum disorders.
Computer skills including working knowledge of PC and Mac operating systems, basic statistics software (e.g. Excel, SPSS), and basic experimental presentation and collection software (e.g., ePrime, Redcap, Matlab).
The ability to assist with grant preparation, publications, presentations and/or applications to an Institutional Review Board .
High level of motivation; ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team; excellent communication skills, problem solving abilities, organization, and attention to detail.
The Faja Lab within the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) at Boston Children's Hospital is seeking a Research Study Coordinator for a new NIMH-funded project examining the emergence of executive function difficulties in young children with ASD relative to children with developmental delays or no developmental concerns.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.