Research Assistant


: $77,920.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time position as a research assistant who will contribute to the coordination of behavioral and imaging studies in a variety of clinical populations, including adolescents and young adults, to be carried out in the NYC metropolitan area. The position involves responsibilities in data management and analysis and requires programming knowledge. Salary will be commensurate on experience and skill set.

The research assistant will be responsible for carrying out imaging procedures and behavioral tasks, and will carry out some data management, processing, and analysis. They will be responsible for collecting, entering, and organizing various types of data using both paper-based and computer-based tools. The RA will need to have superb interpersonal skills as this job requires frequent interaction with participants and patients with psychiatric disorders. It is highly preferred that the candidate will have a background in collecting and analyzing physiological data (e.g., EEG, MRI, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent 4-year college certification) in psychology, neuroscience, or another related subject area. Strong programming skills required. Must be proficient in Matlab and familiar with Linux or similar environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

We are seeking a candidate with experience working with clinical populations, particularly adolescents and young adults, or at least some experience with data collection in the context of cognitive studies.

To apply: Submit an application with cover letter and resume by October 16, 2019 through our website Only applications submitted through the RFMH website will be accepted.

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.

Associated topics: assay, lab technician, lab technologist, laboratory, laboratory technician, qa, quality control, research, routine care, sample collection * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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