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Job ID: 112503

Research Assistant
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Sep. 18, 2018
Title Research Assistant
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Psychiatry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science

Position Summary
This is a grant-supported position with anticipated funding through August 31, 2021. The individual will be assigned to the "Effects of Ventilation on Appeal of Combusted and Noncombusted Products" project under the supervision of Clara Bradizza, Ph.D. and will be an employee of The Research Foundation for SUNY.

This is a lab-based study of tobacco products that will be conducted in a smoking lab. Incumbent will be responsible for screening participants over the phone to determine eligibility. Incumbent will assist with lab sessions which include the administration of questionnaires, observational data collection and face-to-face interviewing. Incumbent will be responsible for recruitment mailings and maintaining subject records in a Lotus Notes database and assisting with subject retention efforts. Incumbent will perform other project related tasks as needed.

Incumbent receives general direction for most activities. Incumbent receives more direct supervision when experimental or unusual processes are involved, and is expected to consult with their supervisor or project director as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
Associate’s degree or two years formal training in Psychology or related field required. Six months experience conducting research in social sciences required. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required. Computer literacy and strong written and verbal communication skills are also integral to the position.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field preferred. Previous experience following research protocols preferred. Experience with Lotus Notes databases, Microsoft Word and EndNote also highly desirable.

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