Yale University Research Assistant 2 HSS in New Haven, Connecticut

Position Focus: To assist in administration of an extensive cognitive battery focused on reading in elementary school aged children.

Essential Duties 1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for research projects. 2. Interprets, synthesizes, and analyzes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Modifies and plans research experiments, procedures, tests, or survey instruments. Assists in research design. 3. Writes and edits material for publication and presentation. Reports on status of research activities. Oversees and instructs research and support staff on technical procedures, equipment operation, and laboratory maintenance. 4. Schedules and coordinates research activities. Identifies and recruits study participants. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. 5. May assist in preparing financial information and monitoring budgets. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.

Required Education and Experience Two years of related work experience in the same job family and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1: Demonstrated ability to administer cognitive assessments in a research setting.

Required Skill/Ability 2: Demonstrated experience using RedCap for data entry.

Required Skill/Ability 3: Demonstrated experience administrating fMRI research protocols.

Required Skill/Ability 4: Demonstrated ability working with children.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Specific experience with the following cognitive assessment tools: CTOPP, WJIII, PPVT, CELF, NEPSY, and WISC.

Weekend Hours Required? Occasional

Evening Hours Required? Occasional

Drug Screen No

Health Screening No

Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at TitleIX@yale.edu, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.

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Original Posting Date: 27-Feb-2018

Supervisory Organization: Pediatrics - Neonatology

STARS Requisition number: 48261BR

University Job Title: Research Assistant 2 HSS

Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 2

Bargaining Unit: L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group)

Time Type: Full time

Duration Type: Fixed

If Fixed Duration, is continuation possible?: No

Other Fixed Duration Date: 30-Jun-2020

Compensation Grade: Labor Grade D

Work Location: Central Campus

Worksite Address: 205 Whitney Avenue New Haven, CT 06511

Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5