Clinical Research Assistants
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
We have 2-3 open positions for Clinical Research Assistants within the Section on Behavioral Oncology in the Center for Childhood Cancer Research of the Division of Oncology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Clinical Research Assistants will:
This full-time paid position offers opportunities to hone research and leadership skills, disseminate findings through publications and presentations, and work on multidisciplinary clinical research teams under the supervision of a pediatric psychologist--Dr. Lamia P. Barakat, Dr. Lisa A. Schwartz, and/or Dr. Matthew C. Hocking. Applicants should be interested in pediatric and/or health psychology research. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field; 1-2 years of related experience or a Master’s degree in Psychology, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related field; experience with SPSS; ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at once; experience and skills working with children/adolescents and/or families; and excellent writing, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and management skills. Fluency in Spanish is required for one position. Experience with independent research and/or managing a lab or research projects is preferred. Experience working in a hospital setting or with youth with chronic illness also preferred. Two-year minimum commitment preferred (pending funding) with a start date of late spring/early summer.
Interested individuals should email a cover letter and CV/resume to Lamia P. Barakat, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org, Lisa A. Schwartz, PhD at email@example.com and Matthew C. Hocking, PhD at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are currently being considered on a rolling basis.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is an interdisciplinary institution dedicated to conducting basic, clinical and translational research on conditions and diseases that affect children, and is part of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania research community. For more information on the Section on Behavioral Oncology, see http://cccr.research.chop.edu/research/behavioral-oncology.html