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Research Assistant (SOM Stratford)

Apply now Job no: 495269
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Research


Under direction of the Co-Director of NJISA, performs a variety of research and administrative functions to support the tripartite mission of the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging/Department of Geriatrics & Gerontology.


Assists providers in identifying, recruiting and consenting appropriate patients to enroll in research trials. 

Collaborates with providers and staff to improve project workflows and patient/caregiver experience. Effectively communicates with facility providers, staff, patients and caregivers.  

Provides assistance in coordinating the schedule for patients enrolled in the Memory Assessment Program. 

Administers and scores psychological assessments; provides relevant testing information to providers. 

Maintains testing materials, files and databases; coordinates with providers to collect all necessary patient information.  

Maintains schedules and records of research activities across multiple projects.

Conducts literature searches and reviews; evaluates and disseminates findings.

Participates in the preparation of abstracts, posters, manuscripts and grant proposals.   

Gathers and organizes documents and citations, produces tables, spreadsheets and slideshow presentations for inclusion; edits drafts and final version. 

Attends and contributes to project meetings as required to fulfill clinical services and grant-related initiatives. 

Assists in identifying potential sources of extramural funding.

Assists in preparing and maintaining IRB submissions and protocols and other grant related reporting documents. 

Assists investigators with the collection and processing of biological specimens from subjects enrolled in research protocols.

Performs other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/ or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s or higher academic degree in Psychology or related discipline from an accredited college or university required.  Coursework and at least one year experience in administering, scoring, and interpreting neuropsychological tests with patients with dementia preferred.  Experience with conducting literature searches, preparing grant applications, and manuscripts, maintaining computerized databases and working on grant related projects highly preferred.  Experience and knowledge using statistical software such as SPSS or SAS.  Ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team required.  Experience working with patients in a clinical services setting desirable.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.  Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to multitask and meet deadlines required.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.

Salary:  Minimum hourly rate is $24.13

Note:  Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.

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