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Assists in the coordination of clinical trials. Administers neuro-psychological testing, standard cognitive tests, and questionnaires to patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, other cognitive disorders, and healthy control subjects. Recruits study participants. Compiles and maintains case report forms and other research records. Provides sponsors with requested information including query resolution. Performs vital signs, phlebotomy, and electrocardiograms on research subjects. Packs laboratory specimens for shipment. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment and supplies. Assists in the preparation of protocols, protocol renewals, amendments, and all related documentation and materials for submission to the Human Investigation Committee. Enters and modifies data in a computerized database. Assists in writing and editing material for publication and presentation.
Prefer candidates that are available for more than 1 year as this study will likely last longer.
Required Education and Experience:
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate’s degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Solid foundation and understanding of basic sciences including (Neuro) scientific principles.
Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and ability with databases. Self-motivated with good organizational skills and strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to perform vital signs, phlebotomy, and electrocardiograms on research subjects after training. Ability to pack laboratory specimens for shipment.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly with individuals experiencing cognitive impairment. Sensitivity to and patient with elderly subjects. Ability to work as a team member.
Preferred Education and Experience: A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neurobiology, Biology, or in a related field is strongly preferred. Prefer candidates that are available for more than 1 year as this study will likely last longer.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-64216BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
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