We are a brain imaging lab that employs functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to understand the development of brain processes associated with executive functioning and emotional processing in typical individuals and individuals with a history of stressful life events, including abuse and maltreatment. Understanding the impact of stress and abuse on typically developing processes is important to understand heightened risk for clinical problems, such as depression and PTSD, as well as inform treatment development.
The Stress, Cognition, Affect, and Neuroimaging (SCAN) Lab, under the direction of Kristen Mackiewicz Seghete, PhD, has an opening for an energetic and highly motivated part-time research assistant (10 hours per week).
This position includes conducting administration of psychodiagnostic assessments, brief cognitive assessments, and behavioral measures as part of study visits with pregnant and postpartum individuals. They will also attend weekly meetings where they review assigned diagnoses and clinical impressions. Other responsibilities include writing brief clinical reports, reviewing other assessors administrations for reliability, and data entry. Visits may be conducted virtually or in-person. The position is funded by NIDA and is part of the Center for Parenting and Opioids.
Bachelor's Degree with major courses in the field of research and No Experience; OR Associate's Degree and 2 years of relevant experience; OR No degree and 4 years of relevant experience
Sufficient computer knowledge to interface with: Word and Excel; cloud-based data-sharing platforms; virtual meeting platforms; and computer-based video recording software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Effectiveness in organizing tasks and setting priorities, multi-tasking, working efficiently, interacting constructively with faculty and staff
Ability to be adaptable, creative, and a quick learner
Masters Degree in a clinically relevant field, such as clinical psychology, social work, or counseling
Background in assessment, particularly standardized psychodiagnostic assessments and neuropsychological assessment, as well as reporting writing and case presentation tests
Experience administering the SCID, administering Wechsler IQ measures, and using REDCap
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