Sr. Research Assistant BWH NEUROLOGY at Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Job Description:


Working very independently with little guidance from Project Manager and/or Principal Investigator, coordinates all activities of research area including but not limited to: Implementing and maintaining quality assurance procedures, performing statistical analyses, designing research protocols with Principal Investigator, act as liaison with junior staff.



  • May coordinate all (or portion) of research study activities. Function as a resource for all study issues. Identifies problems and develops solutions.

  • May design, implement, and evaluate recruitment strategies for study participants.

  • Interact with patients/subjects with regard to study, including patient education, procedural instruction, follow-up. May serve as a liaison between patient and physician.

  • Responsible for overseeing the data collection process. Ensures integrity of patient data.

  • May implement and maintain quality assurance procedures and systems.

  • Plans, designs and performs statistical analyses.

  • In collaboration with PI, develops and implements new research protocols including design, data collection systems, and institutional review board approval. Responsible for writing new grants.

  • In collaboration with PI, prepares and may present certain portions of presentations, in addition to preparing articles for publication.

  • May be responsible to monitor grant budget, in collaboration with PI or Project Coordinator.

  • Coordinate with Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics collaborators Cohen Laboratory for Translational Neuroimaging, Boston Children's Hospital (BCH).

  • May act as liaison between junior RA's/interns and administration/faculty.

  • Attends lab meetings remotely as required.

  • All other duties, as assigned.


  • BS OR BA.

  • 3-5 years of directly related, progressively more responsible, experience.

  • Supervisory experience preferred.


  • Must be able to work 100% remotely.

  • Must possess the ability to work independently and display initiative to introduce innovations to research study.

  • Must have sound interpersonal skills and the ability to act as liaison between junior staff and administration.

  • Must possess strong analytical skills and conceptual thinking.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and set deadlines.

  • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions.

  • High degree of computer literacy.

  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and respect for subject's rights and individual needs.

  • Experience in prospective recruitment and behavioral testing of children.

  • Experience conducting statistical analyses with MATLAB, Python, or UNIX shell scripting.

  • Contributing to funding applications, conducting statistical analyses, writing, and preparing manuscripts for publication.

  • Experience in fMRI, neurofeedback and/or transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).


  • This position will be 100% remote.


  • No direct responsibilities but may act as liaison between junior RA's/Interns and administrator/faculty.

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.
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