Research Assistants | Stanford University Neurology & Neurosurgery Clinical Trials

Stanford University invites applications for the post of a Neuroscience Clinical Trials Research Assistant/Assistant Clinical Research Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a cutting edge research environment with world renown researchers in a variety of disciplines including Multiple Sclerosis, Headache, Memory Disorders, Epilepsy, Neurosurgery, and others. The successful candidate may participate in all aspects of clinical trials research including: assembling and administering neuropsychological assessments, screening and recruiting participants, obtaining informed consent, scheduling participants for testing, tracking progress of the study and behavioral data, verifying data and entering pertinent information into database for statistical analysis. A minimum commitment of two years is required. This is a full-time position with competitive benefits. There are 3 positions open with start dates Winter 2017 and Spring 2018. We expect 3 more to open in Summer/Fall 2018. Please email a CV, a statement of research interests and career goals in PDF format titled with YourName_CV.pdf to Emma Adair at neuro.stanford.recruiting@gmail.com. Please include your preferred start date.

Qualifications: Requires a BS/BA degree in psychology, public health, human biology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or related fields as well as one to two years of research experience. A strong academic record is essential. Past research experience within neurology/neurosurgery/psychiatry/psychology is desirable. Experience with any of the following would be an added advantage: consenting for research and recruiting difficult patient populations, medical terminology, neuropsychological assessments and industry sponsored clinical trials. The candidate must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with neurologically affected populations; a willingness to tackle complex tasks in an independent manner; and a strong work ethic.