GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
The Center for Quantitative Health at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to join our research group. The Center for Quantitative Health focuses on using genomic and cellular biobanks to study psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders. Our research also utilizes electronic medical records to predict clinical outcomes. This position offers significant involvement in an exciting area of research and a collaborative lab environment.
For more information about our lab, please visit massgeneral.link/CQH
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Please note, the functions below are representative of major duties that are typically associated with these positions. Specific responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Similarly, not all duties that have been outlined will be assigned to each position.
* Conducts study visits that may involve obtaining informed consent, assisting in clinical assessments, conducting cognitive tests, and obtaining blood or tissue samples
* Maintains research data, patient files, regulatory binders, and study databases
* Assists with preparation of presentations and manuscripts for journal submission
* Schedules and attends departmental and lab meetings
* Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc.
* Conducts library or online literature searches
* Performs administrative support duties as required
* Prepares data for analysis and data entry
* Monitors and evaluates lab and procedure data
* Assists PI to prepare complete study reports
* Serves as a liaison with other hospital programs and departments
* Ability to work independently and as a team member
* High degree of computer literacy
* Strong analytical skills, high degree of initiative, and ability to resolve technical problems
* Ability to interpret acceptability of data results
* Working knowledge of data management program
* Creative and highly motivated with strong organizational and management skills
* Ability to handle a variety of tasks amid shifting priorities
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to multi-task in a dynamic multi-disciplinary research environment
The ideal candidate would be a self-motivated team player with superb time management, organizational, and communication skills. S/he would have strong attention to detail, computer skills, familiarity with statistical methods, ability to travel locally for study visits, and a background and/or interest in clinical/biomedical research and/or human genetics.
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or Biology or related field required
- Minimum of 1-2 years related research and/or clinical experience required
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY (if applicable):
May assist with the training and orientation of new staff members and/or undergraduate interns