Are you interested in a career in mental health research? Are you interested in how we can use technology to broaden the reach of mental health care?
The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (cbits.northwestern.edu) is recruiting a research assistant to work on studies focused on developing and evaluating digital mental health programs, including application based programs for depression and anxiety.
See full listing below, and apply here: https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr92prod_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=32726&PostingSeq=1
The Research Study Assistant performs biomedical &/or social-behavioral research by administering tests &/or questionnaires following protocols. Collects, compiles, tabulates &/or processes responses; gathers information. Assists in the preparation of material for inclusion in reports.
Completes all activities by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & all relevant current local, state, & federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy & procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), & the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH).
This position is for a Research Assistant role to work on research studies focused on developing and evaluating digital mental health programs, including application based programs for depression and anxiety.
- Recruits study participants.
- Reviews & obtains informed consent.
- Schedules study visits with participants.
- Conducts interviews.
- Collects survey data.
- Facilitates communication with key personnel & participants to maintain project study flow.
- Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting & entering data; &/or - preparing basic charts & graphs.
- Performs scientific literature searches in support of research.
- Completes portions of grant applications &/or documents associated with current local, state, & federal regulatory guidelines, requirements, laws & research protocols.
- May process reimbursements for travel expenses.
- Monitors & distribute petty cash.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as social or health science or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience. Must complete Northwestern's IRB CITI training before interacting with any participants & must re-certify every 3 years.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Communicates effectively one-to-one and in groups.
Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient and productive manner.
Strong communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to have flexible hours to accommodate participants.
Previous experience in a clinical research environment.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Knowledge of digital mental health programs.
Knowledge of or experience with working with patients with common mental health problems (e.g. depression and anxiety).
Please contact Dr. Emily Lattie, Research Assistant Professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.