[Eeglablist] EEG Research Assistant position at MPRC

Matthew Albrecht mattyalbrecht at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 07:50:07 PDT 2014

*Research Assistant - Clinical *

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), School of Medicine, Department
of Psychiatry is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant to work within the
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC) Outpatient Research Program.
 The Clinical Research Assistant is responsible for performing research of
a clinical nature.

This position is located on the grounds of Spring Grove Hospital Center in
Catonsville, MD.

*Perform data collection using EEG recording equipment.*
Perform data collection using both paper and pencil psychological
assessments as well as computerized tests.  Score measures as needed
following standardized procedures.
Perform data collection by conducting research interviews; recruit and
screen subjects for research studies; collect baseline and follow-up data
from subjects including verification of eligibility; obtaining consent and
enrollment; assuring accurate demographic information for follow-up.  Check
validity and accuracy of data ensuring compliance with quality control
requirements and clinical relevance.
Remain actively involved in the recruitment of patient and health control
volunteers, including through the use of random digit-dialing.
Establish and maintain database files and reports on progress of studies,
and/or projects.

Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Sociology, Psychology, Nursing or field
of study related to the research of the clinic.
Preferred: Previous experience in a psychiatric research setting serving
patients with severe mental illness.
*Experience in the use of EEG recording equipment and the scoring of
standardized cognitive testing instruments such as the Wechsler Scales or
the MATRICS Consensus Cognitive Battery.*
Consideration may be given for a unique combination of education and
May require training related to occupational safety and health,
environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing
*Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field with at least 18 credits in a
field related to the research of the clinic or laboratory, as appropriate,
or Bachelor’s degree in unrelated field with at least one year of
experience in a field directly related to the research of the clinic or
laboratory, as appropriate. Except for qualifications established by law,
additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained
the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience
requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being
equivalent to one year of experience.

To apply go to:

Matthew Albrecht, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
University of Maryland
Email: malbrecht at mprc.umaryland.edu
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