New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 11-Jul-2019 to 11-Aug-2019 (EST)
  • PI- Translational Imaging
  • New York, NY, USA
  • $20,297 at 50% effort
  • Part Time

Full benefits package according to percentage of full-time effort

The Division of Translational Imaging is seeking a full-time individual to provide research study support for an NIH-funded study focused on brain imaging. The position requires highly organized person to manage detailed information in a research environment. The Research Assistant will assist with research study procedures, including scheduling of subjects for study procedures, conducting data entry, assisting Principal investigators in study administration, and assisting with contacting research study subjects by phone when needed. He/She will also perform some administrative duties as assigned.


1. Assist in organizing advertising and appointments for, and brief phone screening of potential research subjects
2. Escorting patients to the MRI suite at NYSPI MRI facility
3. Help tracking and contacting patients for intake and follow up interviews in research protocols
4. Help coordinating patient appointments for psychologists and psychiatrists, and assisting psychologists and psychiatrists with research assessments
5. Help preparing IRB protocol submissions and updates
6. Help organizing research charts, creating some study chart documents as needed and entering data
7. Help monitoring of research charts for completeness and organizing additions and corrections as needed
8. Assist in the communication with the study supervisor, inpatient unit, and pharmacy as needed
9. If applicable, assist in training new hires to assume incumbent responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience


Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in mental health or clinical research. Excellent written and spoken English. Ability to work well in a team and excellent interpersonal skills.


To apply:   Submit an application with cover letter and resume by August 11, 2019 through our website Only applications submitted through the RFMH website will be accepted.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA  41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.


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