Position Description Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for a clinical research coordinator to join their NIH-funded research project on central nervous system diseases in HIV patients.
Recruiting and screening healthy volunteers and HIV patients with/without neuropathic pain who may or may not be on opioid therapy.
Applying quantitative sensory testing to both patients and healthy control subjects, involving different testing apparatus such as electrical and thermal pain stimuli.
Coordinating with nursing staff to set up participants in the MRI/PET scanning environment.
Operating the combined MRI/PET scanner at the Martinos Center, under the supervision of lab PI.
Preparing interim reports for grant agencies (e.g., NIH) and assisting in manuscripts of completed projects for publication in technical journals, presentations at professional field meetings/conferences, and further applied or theoretical research activities.
Pre-process, quality-control, and analyzing behavioral and brain imaging data collected from the studies noted above.
Performing administrative duties such as ordering supplies.
Managing IRB applications and miscellaneous lab operations.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, engineering or related field.
Must be proficient with computers and databases and able to troubleshoot and problem solve independently.
1 year research experience (including as part of an undergraduate program) is a plus.
Familiarity with imaging software and previous experience as a CRC is a plus.
Experience with computational software (e.g. MATLAB, R) is a plus.
Familiarity with OHRP/FDA regulations and guidelines is a plus.