Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington D.C.
Mar 07, 2018
Jun 01, 2018
Analyst, Research
Education, Research
Full Time
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Research Assistant - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University Medical Center is committed to excellence in research, education and the improvement of human health and well-being. Emphasizing service, we are dedicated to the Catholic, Jesuit principle of cura personalis — "care of the whole person."

The Research Assistant works on National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research studies on language impairment after stroke called aphasia, administering behavioral tests to patients.  S/he contributes to data analyses and presentations depending on desire and qualifications. Reporting to the Associate Professor of Neurology, the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Conducts experimental sessions with participants in research study.
  • Records data collected during experimental sessions.
  • Assists during MRI sessions, recruiting participants and coordinating research schedules as needed.
  • Oversees IRB management, including documents and participant reimbursement.
  • Participates in data analysis related to collected data, scoring tests and managing the recorded data.
  • Participates in results reporting from experiments.


  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, communication disorders, neuroscience, speech-language pathology, or related field; Master's strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Prior experience working with clinical populations
  • Ability to work under moderate supervision
  • Prior experience with human subject's research study coordination is strongly preferred

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