Research Coordinator Position at the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai Hospital

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Research Coordinator Position at the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai Hospital

Research Position Available

At Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment
Psychiatry Department at Mount Sinai

Great Opportunity for Future Psych/Medical Career

The Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NYC is looking to fill a full-time research position at the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, run by Dr. Joseph Buxbaum and Dr. Alexander Kolevzon, renowned researchers in the field of autism. The Seaver Autism Center is a clinical research center focusing on the study of Autism Spectrum Disorders through genetics, imaging, pharmaceutical, and neuropsychological research trials.

We are looking for a highly responsible, organized individual who is interested in eventually continuing on to a medical, psychology, or professional clinical research career. Among the areas for which this individual would be responsible are: phone calls with patients/families/clinicians seeking our services; patient scheduling; data entry/collection/interpretation; study start-up and maintenance; Institutional Review Board submissions; technical/grant writing; and assistance with presentations/publications.

Interested applicants should: possess a Bachelor's degree; be highly familiar and comfortable with widely available computer programs; have a strong background in psychology, biological sciences, study methodology and statistics; have experience working with developmentally disabled children and adults; have a strong interest in research; be interested in learning about etiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders; and be able and willing to work with psychiatric patients in a professional and compassionate manner.

Potential opportunities available to successful applicants: publication in major medical journals; networking among distinguished individuals within and outside the medical/psychology fields; exposure to wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders and treatments thereof; close collaboration with experienced research psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, statisticians, and clinical psychologists.

Ideal start date for interested candidates would be June 2017, and the position requires a two year commitment. Interested applicants may email cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to:

Julia George-Jones
Research Coordinator
Department of Psychiatry