Research Specialist 2 - Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Updated: 5 days ago
Location: Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Job Type: FullTime

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

This Research Assistant position provides essential support to the Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation (CARR). This encompasses all aspects of ongoing research studies, to include subject recruitment, data collection and organization, error coding and analysis, literature reviews, poster preparation, and manuscript preparation. Additionally, the research assistant may aid in administrative tasks as needed.

The Research Assistant interacts with all members of CARR, to include the Center Director (Dr. Rhonda Friedman) and other faculty, students, and staff at CARR.  Some interaction with study participants and undergraduate research assistants is also possible.  The Research Assistant works very closely with Instructor Sarah Snider, and reports directly to Dr. Rhonda Friedman, Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology and Director of CARR. 

Qualifications

  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in psychology, linguistics, cognitive science, neuroscience, speech-language pathology, or a related field.

  • At least 6 months experience working in a behavioral research environment is also required.

  • The successful research assistant will be self-initiated, motivated, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. 

  • Preference will be given to persons with a clear demonstrable interest in brain and language.

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.



Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

This Research Assistant position provides essential support to the Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation (CARR). This encompasses all aspects of ongoing research studies, to include subject recruitment, data collection and organization, error coding and analysis, literature reviews, poster preparation, and manuscript preparation. Additionally, the research assistant may aid in administrative tasks as needed.

The Research Assistant interacts with all members of CARR, to include the Center Director (Dr. Rhonda Friedman) and other faculty, students, and staff at CARR.  Some interaction with study participants and undergraduate research assistants is also possible.  The Research Assistant works very closely with Instructor Sarah Snider, and reports directly to Dr. Rhonda Friedman, Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology and Director of CARR. 

Qualifications

  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in psychology, linguistics, cognitive science, neuroscience, speech-language pathology, or a related field.

  • At least 6 months experience working in a behavioral research environment is also required.

  • The successful research assistant will be self-initiated, motivated, detail-oriented, and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. 

  • Preference will be given to persons with a clear demonstrable interest in brain and language.

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu ) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here  for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu .

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website .

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer  fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law .

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu  or view the online interactive benefits guide  for more information.


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