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Research Specialist
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Research Specialist

Purpose:The Research Specialist will perform imaging EEG, MEG, MRI on persons with psychiatric disorders in a research setting. Coordinate with other clinical and research groups and manage data.
This position is grant funded.
Collaborate with senior research personnel regarding recruitment, data collection, outcomes of interviews, reports according to the needs of the study.
Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s).


Bachelor's degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, sociology or related research field.
Minimum of one (1)year of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
Performing data and statistical analysis, and/or conducting testing and assessments of research subjects preferred.
Experience with EEG or MEG preferred.
Experimental research training preferred.
Advanced level of knowledge in research methodologies is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Expertise with computer programs including spreadsheets, statistical packages, word-processing and graphics.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks and assignments.
Careful attention to detail.
Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect for subjects' rights and individual needs.
Minor physical activity. Occasional computer connecting, requiring ability to move computers and peripherals and open computer cover.
Occasional evening and weekend testing sessions.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance
Comprehensive Crisis Management - CCM training is required within 30 days of hire and annually thereafterUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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