New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 26-Jan-2021 to 08-Jul-2021 (EST)
  • PI- Geriatric Psychiatry
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 48,450
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full-time benefits package based on percentage of effort (FTE)


The New York State Psychiatric Institute in conjunction with The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. (RFMH) is seeking to hire a full-time Research Assistant who will be primarily responsible for assisting in the coordination of all research activities for various clinical trials within the division.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the coordination and implementation of all protocols assigned, including accountabilities such as scheduling study assessments/procedures and participant interviews, organizing participant source documents, chart and study specific materials, ordering supplies, and coordinating and accompanying participants to procedures (LP,MRI, PET)
  • Administration of neuropsychological tests and symptom rating scales
  • Participant recruitment
  • Data entry and management and sub-site monitoring
  • Bio-specimen collection and processing (blood and CSF)
  • Completion of regulatory submissions for the NYSPI IRB

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA required;
  • 1-2 years of previous experience working in clinical research and experience composing scientific publications;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish);
  • Candidates must be willing to complete a phlebotomy certification course and perform blood-draws must be certified in phlebotomy or obtain certification before drawing any blood samples.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in neurology or psychiatry research

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and your resume with your application on our website at: https://nyspi.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Only applications submitted through our website will be considered.

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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