Nathan S. Kline Institute
  • 29-Jul-2022 to 12-Aug-2022 (EST)
  • NKI - Clinical Research/Stern
  • Orangeburg, NY, USA
  • 36591.00-45000.00 per year $36,591.00-$45,000.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full benefits package


The person in this position will be involved in organizing and running a foundation-funded fMRI project investigating threat conditioning and avoidance in OCD patients and healthy controls. Assistance with other behavioral and neuroimaging studies being run by the investigators will also be expected. Main duties involve recruiting and screening research participants, and running them in psychological experiments both in and out of an MRI scanner. The person will also be involved in data organization and management, data analysis, and administrative lab duties, including assisting with grant and IRB applications and budgeting. This job requires excellent organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills.


  • Carry out extensive recruitment of patients for research studies, including posting study advertisements, engaging in outreach activities to increase awareness of the study and facilitate recruitment, conducting phone screens and in-person screenings
  • Schedule and run subjects in behavioral and brain imaging studies
  • Enter, manage, and analyze data using Microsoft Excel and SPSS
  • Maintain detailed database of subject information and participation, with particular sensitivity to issues of privacy, confidentiality, and informed consent
  • Prepare and maintain IRB applications and help with grant applications
  • Interact with business office to order research supplies and manage subject payments
  • Literature reviews and summaries as necessary
  • Train volunteers and junior lab members on recruiting, assessing, and running research subjects


  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field and at least one year of human subject research experience is required.
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid driver's license is required as certain research activities require going into local community
  • Experience and interest in running subjects in fMRI studies would confer advantage.

Background Investigation/Justice Center Review Requirements:

Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment. 2) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

*The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: - Click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement.

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