New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 15-Sep-2022 to 15-Oct-2022 (EST)
  • PI- Geriatric Psychiatry
  • New York, NY, USA
  • per year $49,813.00 - $63,337.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Benefits package based on percentage of full-time effort.

Salary: $49,813.00 - $63,337.00

Grade: 14

The Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. 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; coordinating and accompanying participants to procedures (LP, MRI, PET.)
  2. Administration of neuropsychological tests and symptom rating scales.
  3. Participant recruitment.
  4. Data entry and management.
  5. Biospecimen collection and processing (blood and CSF.)
  6. Completion of regulatory submissions for the NYSPI IRB.
  7. Sub site monitoring.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required OR 4 years of research experience working in a clinical setting.
  • 1-2 years of previous experience working in clinical research required.
  • 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:

  • 1 year of experience working in research.

RFMH employees may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 depending on work location and must provide proof of vaccination. Individuals that are not vaccinated for COVID-19 are ineligible for appointment to positions that require vaccination. Fully vaccinated is defined as two (2) or more weeks since receiving either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (e.g., Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) or the first and only dose of a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson [J&J]/Janssen).

Work Location: 1051 Riverside Dr., New York, NY, 10032

To Apply: Apply through our website at: Please include a one-page cover letter with your application and contact information for two professional references. Please note, only applications submitted through our website will be considered. All applicants should include a cover letter with their application. Applications without a cover letter will not 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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