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Research Neuropsychologist

Remote

Part-time (10-20 hours / week)

Position Description

This is a part-time clinical research role that can be performed online from home. This position is funded by a grant from the National Institute on Aging to validate tools that can distinguish between mild cognitive impairment, depression, and healthy aging in older adults. In this role, you will run the clinical operations for Telehealth-based neuropsychological assessment of research subjects. Responsibilities include rater training and supervision as well as the maintenance of assessment standardization across raters.

Depending on availability and interest, you may also contribute to the development of strategic partnerships, grant applications and collaborations, and product development.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement processes according to NIH standards to ensure quality and consistency of clinical research data collection and scoring across raters

  • Train and oversee raters; ensure administration and scoring consistency across raters

  • Prepare comprehensive written assessment reports that may include diagnostic impressions

  • Bring quality control issues to the attention of the Primary Investigator

  • Validate rater-administered test scores 

  • Index and enter normalized participant scores for each participant

  • Assist with data analysis (if interested) and dissemination of study results

  • Participate in team meetings 

  • Bring feedback from study participants and raters to the product team 

Minimum qualifications

  • PhD/PsyD in neuropsychology or in psychology with a neuropsychology specialty

  • 2-3 years’ experience conducting neuropsychological assessments in key subject populations including patients with Alzheimer’s disease, mild Cognitive Impairment, stroke, aphasia, psychiatric conditions with cognitive complaints, and healthy controls  

  • Experience with older adult populations required

  • Experience training / certifying raters on a variety of neuropsychological test measures, including the WAIS, WMS, D-KEFS, WAB, WNV, and others


Preferred qualifications

  • Experience  in clinical research and understanding of good clinical practices 

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Knowledge of psychometric testing

  • Strong analytical skills 

Qualities that will bring success to the role

  • Excellent social skills and clinical judgment

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills 

  • Organized, precise, and detail-minded

  • Integrity, creativity, focus, and humility

  • Incisive, elegant, and efficient thinking; strong ability to prioritize and maintain focus

  • Excellent communication skills; proactive in thoughts and actions

  • Natural ability to inspire and maintain positivity

Compensation

Commensurate with experience, variable hours