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Temporary Research Assistant - two (2) positions available

Position Deleted on 3/22/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
New Brunswick, NJ
  • Admin - Laboratory and Research
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Psychology

Job Number: 14PS916280
Location: New Brunswick/Piscataway (Central New Jersey)
Facility: University Behavioral Health Care (all locations)
Status: Temporary Part-time
Salary Range: XH99 - $20.00 per hour

Bachelor's Degree in a relevant science, preferably Psychology. Prior research experience is an asset, as is prior experience working with people with schizophrenia in a treatment setting. Computer skills and statistical knowledge a plus. Occasional evening hours, as necessary, to complete client follow-up visits. Must have a valid driver's license. Possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.

Under the direction of the Director, Research, the Temporary Research Assistant will function as a team member on a research study examining the subjective experience of cognitive impairment in schizophrenia. Specifically, the TRA will interview patients about their experiences of having a variety of cognitive challenges, and how this affects their self-esteem and their ability to function. After a preliminary set of qualitative data are collected, the most promising items will be set up as a scale, which the TRA will then validate by administering it to patients, along with other scales.

Please note that effective July 1, 2013, as a result of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Restructuring Act, several units from the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) are now part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS). For the purposes of payroll and benefits administration, the above position is a legacy UMDNJ position at Rutgers, and is eligible for benefits associated with legacy UMDNJ positions.

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