Bachelor’s degree in psychology, special education, or a related field. Experience working with infants and young children with developmental disorders and/or autism spectrum disorder preferred.
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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant to work on the Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet, database applications
• Excellent organizational ability and interpersonal skills.
• Must have strong leadership skills and be able to negotiate team consensus.
• Working knowledge of the research process
• Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and pay attention to detail is essential for success
Frequently requires sitting, standing or walking for long periods. Occasionally requires bending, crouching or knelling. Requires use of hands, keyboarding, fine motor skills, occasionally lifting up to twenty pounds.
Working with the Principal investigator and a research team at the Center for Autism Research (CAR), this position will support the screening and assessment of infants and young children taking part in an NIH funded longitudinal study of brain and cognitive development in infants at risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder. Daily tasks will include recruitment and screening of potential of subjects, operation of experimental paradigms, assisting with behavioral assessments, and data entry and checking. Additional requirements include attending evening MRI scans on a one to two night per week basis.
Children's Hospital Philadelphia - 8 months ago