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Research Assistant Position


START DATE: April 2014 - Summer 2014

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW: We are seeking a full time Research Assistant to assist with all aspects of our cognitive neuroscience and psycholinguistic research. Our lab is interested in where and when the brain is activated during language processing in healthy individuals and in patients with schizophrenia. For more information about what we do, see: http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/kuperberglab/. The responsibilities of this position are very varied and involve the coordination of all aspects of research projects, ranging from collecting neuroimaging (fMRI) and electrophysiological (event-related potential: ERP) data. This position also includes administrative responsibilities requiring coordination across multiple departments encompassing the Tufts Cognitive Science program. Administrative responsibilities would include maintenance of program documentation and student databases, program evaluations and progress reports, coordination of events and graduate student admissions.

In addition to the intellectual reward, the position would give the holder experience of research in experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, clinical applications, as well as database and program management. This is an ideal research opportunity for someone bound for graduate school in cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics or cognitive psychology. Our lab has sites at both Tufts University (Medford, MA) and the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging (Charlestown, MA), both of which are easily accessible from Boston, MA.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
(1) B.A., B.Sc. degree in Experimental Psychology, Linguistics, computer science, or a closely related field.
(2) Strong interest in how language is processed in the brain.
(3) Very strong quantitative and analytic skills and comfort with programs such as Excel and Powerpoint.
(4) Some research experience with statistics and familiarity with statistical analysis software such as SPSS.
(5) Very strong organizational skills: Must be self-motivated, resourceful, very organized; able to multi-task and prioritize.
(6) Strong computational skills including ability to manage databases in excel.
(7) Ability to work well in teams, with strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
(8) A two-year time commitment is requested.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous experience on ERP data collection and analysis

OTHER: Salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Tufts University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Full-time employees receive full benefits.

CONTACT: Please email the following to Gina Kuperberg, M.D., Ph.D., kuperber@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu:
(1) A cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position, specific research and administrative experience, detailing how your skills match the job description, as well as describing your aims for the future.
(2) A CV that includes courses you have taken together with your GPA and grades, as well as a description of your research experience
(3) The names and contact details of three references

 


 

Research Assistant

Job Description:

The Research Assistant for the Psychology department will utilize various laboratory testing procedures to assist in the collection of data related to specific research projects. The Research Assistant will also: recruit and schedule subjects for testing including contacting subjects and/or guardians via mail and phone; operate testing equipment and collect data; analyze and enter research data collected as part of the study into appropriate databases and files; operate testing equipment and collect data; analyze and enter research data collected as part of the study into appropriate databases and files; comply and ensure all safety policies, practices and procedures within the lab are followed; report all unsafe activities to supervisor; implement and maintain participant tracking databases and ensure that information is accurate and up-to-date; coordinate record keeping and manage the supply of study material; assist in the hiring, training and supervising of undergraduate students; organize work schedule and assist in the evaluation of work upon completion; assist the Principal Investigators with the preparation of journal articles and presentations for conferences; conduct literature searches and provide relevant information to the Principal Investigators; monitor the quantity of lab supplies and other office supplies; order lab supplies when necessary; maintain and organize data files; understand and comply with all policies, practices and procedures of the department and University, while working in a laboratory setting; be responsible for other study-related administrative duties, including making photocopies and completing and submitting forms and requests, as assigned by the faculty members; prepare and submit revisions and updates to the Institutional Review Board (IRB); and other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a closely related field and a minimum of one year of prior research experience is required. Prior experience in infant laboratory testing procedures is preferred.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite;
• Ability to work as a member of team in a manner supportive of the department and College procedures, policies and goals;
• Ability to protect confidentiality of laboratory and college information;
• Ability to provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge and skill;
• Ability to communicate with others in a courteous and helpful manner;
• Ability to interact with technical support staff to solve potential technical problems,
• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and analytic skills.


Additional Information:

UMass Boston provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Among the procedures which may be used to select personnel to fill vacant positions are review of work experience, reference checks, and interviews. All appointments and promotions will be effective on a Sunday.


Application Instructions:

Please apply online with your resume, cover letter and list of three professional references.

  • Professional. Union. Benefited.
  • Full time. Grade 26.
  • Normal Hiring Range: $31,117-$33,646.
  • Unrestricted funding.
  • Review of candidates will begin following the application closing date.

Closing date for applications: April 24, 2014


Job ID: 8977 

Job Title: Intern - Summer 2014
Organization Name:  AIDS/HIV Services Group (ASG)


Wage/Salary: Paid

Job Description:
Thrive, the integrated primary medical care program at AIDS/HIV Services Group (ASG) is seeking a Summer Intern to advance the organization’s mission to build community for people living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV or AIDS.

Now in our 27th year of service in Charlottesville, VA, ASG provides an integrated wellness experience through a diverse set of programs including direct client services, environmental strategies and advocacy.

Located in Charlottesville, VA, ASG has a $1.5 million operating budget and 15 employees. Participants in our Internship Program work collaboratively with the agency’s Chief Executive Officer, staff, and community stakeholders, including funders and Board of Directors. Interns gain firsthand experience with a diverse portfolio of programs including direct client services, education, prevention, testing and advocacy. Programs and services are funded through Ryan White Part B, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), Community HIV Testing (CHT) and the Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Resources and Linkages for Inmates (CHARLI) through the Virginia Department of Health, and the Ready to Respond initiative through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with a variety of community foundations and funders. Interns at ASG are engaged in unique learning experiences based on exploring the diverse roles that not-for-profit professionals play in the life and health of the communities we serve while gaining practical knowledge in the delivery of public health programming on the local level. Past interns have developed specific projects in Nonprofit Administration, Health Advocacy and Public Policy, Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis, Health Equity, Strategic Planning, Finance, Philanthropy and Event Planning, Health Education, Community Outreach and Behavioral Health.

Job Title: Summer Intern

Reports To: Executive Director

Purpose
Our Dickinson Summer Internship lasts for no less than 8 weeks and generally no more than 12 weeks during which time the Summer Intern will develop a specific learning experience under the guidance of the ASG leadership team.


Summer Interns work with the Chief Executive Officer of ASG for a two-week introductory period learning nonprofit organizational structure, our community, and our funding sources including the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Interns will gain experience with the services provided through ASG and explore Thrive, our primary care and behavioral health practice, and Equity, our housing program. At the end of the introductory period, the Summer Intern develops a specific project based on their interests and skill set. Past projects have included:


- Community Needs Assessments
- Local Epidemiology Data Collection and Reporting
- Data System Review and Outcome Measure Development
- Research and Evaluation of the Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Rural African American and LGBTIQQ Populations
- Community Condom Distribution Programs
- HIV and Sexual Health Education Video Production
- Health Seeking Behaviors of Populations Experiencing Health Disparities


Responsibilities
• Attends all scheduled meetings: staff meetings, team meetings, and trainings.
• Communicates clearly and professionally in both written and verbal communications.
• Other objectives to be developed collaboratively with intern candidates and the ASG leadership team, based on intern candidate interest and ASG resources.


Type:
15 – 30 hours weekly; minimum 8 week commitment; hourly wage equivalent to Charlottesville Living Wage; Rising Juniors and Seniors preferred. Rising sophomores will be considered.

Knowledge of:
• The mission of ASG, client-collaborative systems of health care, and principles of health equity
• Efficient office management principles and procedures
• HIV/AIDS, including social, legal, medical, prevention and service delivery issues
• Integrated, holistic care

Ability to:
• Respect patient privacy and confidential information
• Maintain effective working relationships
• Prepare and present clear and concise written and oral reports
• Representative of, or experienced with, populations served by ASG
• Prioritize multiple tasks
• Synthesize and analyze complex information rapidly
• Work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures
• Work comfortably with diverse populations with sensitivity to issues concerning HIV and health disparities
• Form relationships and communicate with employees and other agency contacts in a courteous and professional manner

For more information on ASG, Thrive and Equity, please visit: http://www.thriveva.org/.

Application Instructions:

Apply through the DickinsonConnect system by March 19 to be considered for an on-campus interview on March 28.

If you have questions, please contact Tammy Heberlig in the Career Center office at heberlit@dickinson.edu or 717-245-1069



ASG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES A DIVERSE WORKFORCE. MULTI-LINGUAL INDIVIDUALS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Located in Charlottesville, VA, ASG has a $1.3 million operating budget and 15 employees. Participants in our Internship Program work collaboratively with the agency's Executive Director, staff, and community stakeholders, including funders. Interns gain firsthand experience with a diverse portfolio of programs including direct client services, education, prevention, testing and advocacy. Programs and services are funded through Ryan White Part B, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), High Risk Youth and Adult (HRYA), Community HIV Testing (CHT) and the Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Resources and Linkages for Inmates (CHARLI) through the Virginia Department of Health, and the Ready to Respond initiative through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with a variety of community foundations and funders. Interns at ASG are engaged in unique learning experiences based on exploring the diverse roles that not-for-profit professionals play in the life and health of the communities we serve while gaining practical knowledge in the delivery of public health programming on the local level. Past interns have developed specific projects in Nonprofit Administration, Health Advocacy and Public Policy, Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis, Health Equity, Strategic Planning, Finance, Development, Health Education, Community Outreach and Behavioral Health.

ASG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES A DIVERSE WORKFORCE. MULTI-LINGUAL INDIVIDUALS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Located in Charlottesville, VA, ASG has a $1.3 million operating budget and 15 employees. Participants in our Internship Program work collaboratively with the agency's Executive Director, staff, and community stakeholders, including funders. Interns gain firsthand experience with a diverse portfolio of programs including direct client services, education, prevention, testing and advocacy. Programs and services are funded through Ryan White Part B, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), High Risk Youth and Adult (HRYA), Community HIV Testing (CHT) and the Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Resources and Linkages for Inmates (CHARLI) through the Virginia Department of Health, and the Ready to Respond initiative through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) along with a variety of community foundations and funders. Interns at ASG are engaged in unique learning experiences based on exploring the diverse roles that not-for-profit professionals play in the life and health of the communities we serve while gaining practical knowledge in the delivery of public health programming on the local level. Past interns have developed specific projects in Nonprofit Administration, Health Advocacy and Public Policy, Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis, Health Equity, Strategic Planning, Finance, Development, Health Education, Community Outreach and Behavioral Health.

For more information on ASG please visit: http://www.asgva.org/.


Upward Bound Summer Position

The Upward Bound Program at Frostburg State University is currently seeking applicants to fill our summer tutor/counselor positions.  We are looking for energetic, responsible individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged high school students and would greatly appreciate your help.

If you have any questions please feel free to call me at 301-687-4994.  Visit our web site at www.frosturg.edu/upwardbound for more information about our program.