Come join us in Boston at the VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare. VABHS is the largest recipient of VA research funds in the nation and ranked #3 among 146 VA facilities nationally for overall employee satisfaction.
The VA Biorepository Brain Bank (VABBB) in VABHS has 1 full-time Research Assistant opening for professionals passionate about serving Veterans and about public health and clinical research.
The Research Assistant will work under general supervision of the Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator. They will perform routine research and maintain records of this research, whether experimental or practical, for interpretation by senior research staff. The Research Assistant oversees implementation of research studies, data analysis, and data collection forms and surveys.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in psychology/neuroscience/social work or related field, as well as general knowledge of research methodology. Previous experience with cognitive testing and psychiatric diagnostic interviewing is a plus.
To be considered for the position you must be a US Citizen; have an undergraduate degree in a major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position; minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a research setting; and general knowledge of public health and clinical research methods, and some understanding of regulatory requirements of human subjects research.
If providing care for our veterans is something that appeals to you while enjoying amazing benefits, in addition to working and living in an area rich in history, culture, and recreational opportunities, this position is for you!
Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV or inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 1, 2019. Include “Research Project Coordinator” in the e-mail subject line.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: VABHS VABBB RA
About VA Boston Healthcare System
Come join The VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS), named among the Top Places to Work in 2011 by the Boston Globe. As New England's premier referral center for Veterans' healthcare, VABHS has strong and longstanding affiliations with top universities such as Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School. Our medical center campuses are located in Brockton, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury with quick access to the heart of the city.