Research Assistant I/II - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Mood Spectrum Disorders (Part Time)
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190000LD
There is a job opening for a highly motivated
individual to work as a Research Assistant in the Department of Psychiatry andBehavioral Sciences . This individual will work closely with the PI who is the Director of the Psychological Intervention and Research Laboratory for MoodSpectrum Disorders .
Assistant will work on studies in several areas. Depending on background and
experience, the person will be involved in the assessment of clinical, cognitive
and psychological factors associated with the development and maintenance ofbipolar depression and (hypo)mania , in conducting psychological autopsies ,
and/or the development and/or testing of new psychosocial approaches,especially for partners and relatives of individuals with mood disorders.
Under close direction of senior research staff, conducts activities to support research projects.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Conducts research activities, under the generaldirection of Thomas D. Meyer, Ph.D.
Research activities may include some or all of the following:
patientrecruitment and screening,
psychosocial interviews, and
traditional laboratoryexperiments and activities
Organizes and reviews study files as needed, andenters and maintains complete and accurate human research data in databasesystems
Conducts systematic literature searches and assistswith the submission of manuscripts.
Processes initial research protocols, continuingreviews of protocols, amendments and adverse events and other reports
Complies with all governmental and Universitypolicies, rules, regulation and codes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
At least one (1) year of related experience in a research or clinical lab environment preferred
Experience with programs such as SPSS, EXCEL,ENDNOTE preferred
Experience conducting psychosocial and clinically relevant interviews preferred
Position starting part-time (50%) - depending on funding andperformance this is aimed to become a full-time position
Location: Behavioral and Biomedical Services @ 1941 East Road
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This position may include work involving potentially hazardous chemical, biological or radioactive agents.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.