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Georgetown Univerisity Research Assistant, Center for Aphasia Research - Georgetwon Univerdity Medical Center in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Research Assistant, Center for Aphasia Research - Georgetwon Univerdity Medical Center

This Research Assistant position provides essential support to the Center for Aphasia Research. This position serves a central role in all ongoing studies, from initial recruitment, to data collection and organization, to post-study analyses and publication. In addition to logistical and analytical study support, the research assistant oversees Institutional Review Board compliance of the lab’s projects and manages communications between the IRB and the Center. Furthermore, this position helps supervise the Center’s multiple undergraduate research assistants and assists with some administrative tasks as needed by the Center Director. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Research Support

  • Preparing stimulus materials according to research protocols

  • Entering, organizing, and analyzing data

  • Scoring language and neuropsychological assessments

  • Recruiting, screening, and scheduling research participants

  • Testing neurotypical research participants

  • Managing the lab’s active IRB protocols

  • Hiring and supervising undergraduate student research assistants

  • Maintaining backups of lab data and audio/video library

  • Assisting in creation of academic papers and presentations

Administrative Support

  • Paying research participants

  • Managing and replenishing lab’s petty cash fund

  • Ordering supplies and equipment

  • Managing undergraduate work study employment records in GMS

  • Updating and maintaining lab website

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Required commitment duration: Two years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in linguistics, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, communication disorders or related field

  • 0-2 years working in a behavioral research environment

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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