Research Specialist 2
Georgetown University - Washington, DC

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This is a full-time position required for a funded research project to study the structural, functional and genetic correlates of adjuvant treatments on cognition in order women with breast cancer. The Research Associate will have responsibility for conducting multi-site training to ensure standard administration of a complex battery of neuropsychological test, recruit patients and friend controls, obtain constant, conduct in person neuropsychological test and telephone interviews, manage and enter data and produce reports on study benchmarks and results. The Research Associate will work with area hospitals and practices to identify and recruit patients before they start treatment. This national, multi-site study requires significant attention to detail, data quality, and ability to multi-task and strong inter-personal skills in order to interact with oncologist, surgeons, neurologist, patients and families. The incumbent will need to have had experience in conducting primary data collection with patients, including performance of neuropsychological testing, performing venipuncture, working in a research setting and experience managing data. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and must have the ability to deal effectively and professionally with a variety of persons. Statistical analysis skills also needed. Bachelor's degree required.

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Founded in 1789 by John Carroll, the nation's first Catholic bishop, Georgetown University is the oldest Catholic university in the US....