Research Associate Clinical I
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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Research Clinic conducts cognitive assessments on over 1200 research participants annually. The number of clinical trials being conducted at the clinic is increasing.
The Research Associate Clinical role will be integral in regards to coordination and supervision of responsibilities that allow the organizational structure of the clinic to expand and meet existing research commitment goals.
Clinical responsibilities are extensive including the assessment of research participants, data collection, processing of neuropsychological test data, assisting the faculty neuropsychologist in the review of cognitive data, and weekly consensus meeting planning.
We stress teamwork among our staff that allows us to lead the field in our search for cures for Alzheimer s disease and related dementias so that in the future we can guarantee healthy brain aging for all those we serve.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
MS office skills including Word and Excel
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
Bachelor s degree plus two years experience in clinical research with the geriatric population, preferably those with memory disorders such as Alzheimer s disease; experience in cognitive testing.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.