Research Assistant for the Marcus Autism Center Pediatric Neuroimaging Research Program:
The Marcus Autism Center is hiring a Research Assistant within the Pediatric Neuroimaging Research Core. This position is for Bachelor-level or above applicants who have prior experience working in a clinical and/or research environment. Successful applicants will engage in two years of clinical and research experiences through various longitudinal MRI studies of infants at high and low-risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and through an MRI study of participants with 3q29 deletion. The primary responsibilities of the Research Assistant will be collecting MRI and eye-tracking data from infants and children, conducting clinical assessments on these participants, data entry and management, and consenting, scheduling, and hosting families who participate in our studies. The Research Assistant will also have the opportunity to attend events such as autism grand rounds meetings (twice a month), our summer-intensive training seminar covering clinical research in autism (one week), and weekly lab meetings. Strong consideration will be given to candidates who have previous experience with infants or young children with autism and who are interested in research operations and neuroimaging research. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Sarah Shultz at 1920 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.