Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE - RESEARCH

    Vacancy ID
    4677
    Pos. Category
    Psychology/Psychiatry
    Job Location : Street
    716 N. Broadway
    # of Hours
    40.00
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Baltimore
    Pos. Type
    Regular Full Time
  • Overview

    the Psychology Associate will help implement various ongoing pediatric studies, including recruiting, screening, scheduling, and testing children with ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, and Tourette syndrome.

    Responsibilities

    1. Administer and score of a variety of diagnostic, cognitive, academic, and behavioral assessment instruments adhering to study protocols and IRB requirements.
    2. Prepare reports describing research participant’s performance on standardized assessments administered as part of research protocols.
    3. Assist with the coordination and communications of research projects in accordance with the funding agency’s award statement, including the recruitment of participants, and implementation of all aspects of study protocols.
    4. Design databases and implement database design changes.
    5. Organize and maintain participant records to ensure accessibility and completion, as well as compliance with IRB standards.
    6. Active participation in Project meetings involving, but not limited to, grant preparation, manuscript preparation, quality control issues, and protocol development or revision.
    7. Responsible for accurately coding, verifying, and entering research data
    8. Accompany participants down to the neuroimaging scanner and assist with mock scanning. Explains procedures, sequence of events and ensures participants are comfortable and ready to participate in the study.
    9. Active participation in manuscript preparation including, but not limited to, formulating ideas, conducting literature searches, performing data analyses, and assisting in the writing of the manuscript.
    10. Enhance professional growth and development through case conferences, educational programs, in-service meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars.
    11. Train and supervise staff, students, and volunteers on all aspects of study protocols.
    12. Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Approval by the Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a Psychology Associate.
    • Experience or background in administration and scoring of educational and other behavioral tests.

     

    EDUCATION:

    • Minimum M.A./M.S. in psychology. Must be a Psychology Associate or qualify for Psychology Associate licensure

     

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Some previous experience with pediatric populations required.

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