The lab of Akira Sawa, M.D., Ph.D, in the Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia Center has a full-time Research Assistant position starting May 2018. The position requires a two year commitment, and a bachelor’s degree in a health science related field (graduates in the spring of 2018 are eligible). Responsibilities include recruiting and screening healthy controls and first episode psychosis patients into the study. Involves regularly interacting with patients’ families and healthcare providers as well as escorting participants through various study procedures such as neurocognitive testing, blood draws, MRIs, among others. The position also involves data organization/management and will provide leadership opportunities. Educational experiences include attendance at Teaching Rounds and there is the potential for inclusion in research papers. To inquire further about this position, please contact Samantha Mendoza at [email@example.com].