The Boston University School of Medicine is seeking talented individuals to serve as clinical research assistants at the NIH-funded BU Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Center. There are TWO openings to work on projects focusing on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (e.g., clinical trials of promising new drugs and diagnostic tests, longitudinal research registry study). Responsibilities include the administration of neuropsychological tests, patient and caregiver interviewing, and participation in diagnostic conferences. Potential for involvement in new research studies, manuscript writing, and grant preparation. Work within a multidisciplinary team of experts in Neuropsychology, Neurology, Neuroimaging, Psychiatry and Nursing.
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Are you a motivated self-starter with excellent organizational skills and a strong interest in health communication? Does your eye for detail apply whether you’re coordinating schedules, crafting a social media post, or capturing meeting notes? Are you comfortable holding all the pieces of a project and can follow-up on action items with colleagues to see tasks through to completion?
Then consider working at CommunicateHealth, Inc. CommunicateHealth is a mission-based consulting company that helps public and private sector organizations simplify health information. They design healthcare services, personal health tools, public health and emergency communications, and innovative interactive media. They employ a talented team of plain language writers, designers, developers, and usability specialists dedicated to creating health information and services that are attractive and easy to use. They’re committed to making a difference in the world and in the lives of their employees.
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Since 2006, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) has been welcoming the country’s most promising young leaders into the BHCHP “family,” initially through their participation in AmeriCorps/Community HealthCorps, and now through the BHCHP Fellowship.
Fellows serve as full-time health educators, case managers, and care coordinators, assisting patients navigating the complexities of the health care and social service system; increasing patients’ access to care; and providing translation services and health education.
Fellows provide services to patients who may identify as: low income; immigrant; differently abled; transgender; survivors of domestic violence and/or community violence; single-head of household; and illiterate/limited literacy.
Fellows’ service helps to reduce the barriers to care by: connecting patients to health benefits programs; providing health education services; and making referrals for support services.
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The Psychosocial Research Program at Butler Hospital is seeking a full-time research assistant to work on NIH-funded research projects relating to women’s perinatal mental health, starting in June 2018. This position primarily involves working on clinical treatment studies are examining the efficacy of novel behavioral interventions for pregnant women with depression symptoms (PI: Cynthia Battle, Ph.D), including physical activity and yoga-based interventions. The Research Assistant will be responsible for screening and recruiting research participants, conducting assessments, entering data, and conducting-based community outreach. In addition, some work on other studies related to mood disorders or women’s mental health may be involved. Please note that a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are required. The position is based at the Butler Hospital Psychosocial Research Program, located in Providence, Rhode Island, which is affiliated with Alpert Medical School of Brown University. For more information about their research, please refer to faculty member’s web pages, located at: https://vivo.brown.edu/display/cbattle.
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Innovation isn’t easy. Or quick to come by. So Intel is a challenging workplace where teams are diverse, competitive, and continually searching for tomorrow’s technology and the brilliant minds to create it.
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Internships: Make a Difference
What you do matters. Interns are important members on our teams and their work has real-life impact. PayPal offers 10-12 week summer internships with competitive pay for full-time students pursuing higher education degrees.
Entry-Level: Work Full-Time
Fresh out of school and full of innovative ideas? Maybe you’ve already built your own app and are looking for a company where you can learn from the best in your field? bring your skills and experience and grow with us.
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23andMe is seeking a talented research assistant to help manage their research studies. This person will lead communications with research participants and support varied aspects of study execution. As needed, this person may also develop web-based interfaces for engaging research participants. Accordingly, the individual must possess a diverse set of skills and interests, including a passion for working with research participants, excellent written and verbal communication abilities, and superb organizational skills. Facility with coding is a plus. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about the personal genomics industry, while contributing to ground-breaking genetics research.
What you’ll do
- Conduct eligibility screening for research studies.
- Serve as a patient/participant liaison for our research cohorts: communicates with research participants by phone and email to address concerns and facilitate research study participation; investigates and resolves participant issues.
- Collaborate with colleagues in research, marketing, engineering, and customer care to develop and implement engagement, recruitment and enrollment strategies.
- Perform tasks for study operations, such as compensation, data collection, and IRB submissions.
- As needed, develop and maintain web-based interfaces for participant recruitment and enrollment.
- Communicate relevant issues and progress to multiple stakeholders and project leads.
- Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
What you’ll bring (read the full list in Handshake)
- BS in Biology or related field required, background in genetics is preferred
- Technical proficiency in HTML, or demonstrated interest in learning to code is preferred
- 1+ years postgraduate experience conducting biomedical or health-related research is preferred
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