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Research Assistant (FT/PT positions available)

East Hanover, NJ

Seeking bilingual Spanish/English-speaking candidates for Research Assistant positions. Populations/research areas may include traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, or healthy individuals; research is ongoing in both English- and Spanish-speaking populations.

Responsibilities include
  • Recruit/enroll research participants.
  • Schedule and coordinate participants’ study visits.
  • Interview participants according to research protocols.
  • Administer neuropsychological test batteries.
  • Coordinate/monitor data collection.
  • Conduct and/or assist with data analyses.
  • Manage electronic and paper databases.
  • Provide assistance to research scientists with ongoing research studies, including subject recruitment, data collection, database entry and management, statistical analysis, and administrative duties.
  • Provide assistance to research scientists with ongoing research studies, including subject recruitment, data collection, database entry and management, statistical analysis, and administrative duties.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in behavioral or biological sciences. exercise science, neuroscience, or a related discipline.
  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Ability to build rapport with potential participants, clinicians, and members of team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with ability to effectively collaborate with senior scientific staff.
  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat).
  • Effective administrative and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Interest and/or experience in research, medical rehabilitation, motor function, cognitive psychology, and/or neurologic/other disabilities.
Preferred qualifications
  • Experience in data management (REDCap, Qualtrics).
  • Knowledge of statistical software (SPSS and/or other).
To apply

Forward your résumé (MS Word or PDF) and salary requirements to career@KesslerFoundation.org. Please indicate the position(s) for which you are applying in the subject line.