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Open Position: Brown University Full-Time Research Assistant

News Date: Friday, May 13, 2022 - 11:30

Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies is looking to hire a full-time research assistant to work on PI Jane Metrik’s new NIH-funded project that uses a combination of controlled laboratory methods and mobile technology to examine the influences of cannabinoids on alcohol consumption in the laboratory and in daily life contexts. The position is available to start in June 2022. Responsibilities include participant recruitment and screening, following project protocol for retention of participants, collecting data, data entry during laboratory and field-based research protocols. Laboratory procedures involve the administration of alcohol and cannabis, training participants in protocol for a field-based data collection and monitoring data collection daily. 

Required Education   BA or BS in psychology or related field with 1-2 years’ experience (other degrees considered based on work experience) or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Competencies

· Strong verbal abilities and communication skills; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; attention to detail; maturity, and responsibility.

· Access to a personal vehicle and willingness to drive within 25 mile radius is preferred (note: reimbursement for mileage is provided).

· Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately, take initiative and maintain organized working conditions required.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required; Skills using Qualtrics are a plus.

· Ability to function as a research team member and leader.

· Must be able to work late afternoons, evenings, and some weekends when necessary.

· Must be available to work onsite at Brown University

· Two-year commitment is required and long-term commitment preferred.

· Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.

 How to Apply:

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