Human Research Technologist 1

Penn State

University Park, PA

ID: 7068376
Posted: July 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Human Research Technologist 1

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health ADHD research group (James

Waxmonsky, MD, Daniel Waschbusch, PhD, Raman Baweja MD and Dara Babinski, PhD) is seeking a Human Research Technologist to assist with several research studies focusing on the assessment and treatment of children and teenagers with ADHD and related mental health disorders. Some studies may involve neurophysiological and neuroimaging assessments including EEG and MRI.

Duties include recruiting/scheduling research participants, ordering supplies, collection of rating scale and observational data, EEG/MRI data collection, assisting with grant administration, and assisting with IRB and manuscript preparation and submission.

This is a 40-hour per week position (Monday-Friday), with some evening hours required. Work hours are primarily day shift but may intermittently require 1-2 evenings per week, until approximately 7:30 pm. Work location is the Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic at 22 Northeast Drive, Hershey PA.

Associate’s Degree or higher; Bachelor's Degree preferred. 1+ years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to applicants with training and interest in pediatric mental health. Experience with EEG/MRI/E-prime is

desired but not required. Looking to fill position by the summer of 2020.

The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position:

- Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check

- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History

- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check

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