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Clinical Research Coordinator - Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment

Great Opportunity for Future Psych/Medical Career

The Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NYC is looking to fill several full-time research positions at the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, run by renowned researchers in the field of autism. The Seaver Autism Center leads a progressive research program while providing comprehensive, personalized care to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Our multidisciplinary team of preclinical and clinical faculty seek to identify the causes of autism and advance effective treatments. Faculty affiliated includes Drs. Alexander Kolevzon, Jennifer Foss-Feig, Paige Siper, and Joseph Buxbaum.

We are looking for a highly responsible, organized individual who is interested in continuing on to a medical, psychology, clinical genetics or professional clinical research career. Among the areas for which these individuals would be responsible include: interacting with patients, families, and clinicians seeking our services; study initiation and management including regulatory (IRB), patient scheduling, data collection and entry for a diverse portfolio of research studies; and assistance with grant preparation, presentations and publications. Our research coordinators also have the opportunity to observe clinical and research assessments conducted by our interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, a neurologist, clinical geneticist, and genetic counselor. Successful applicants are encouraged to participate in manuscript preparation and all research coordinators have the opportunity to submit research findings to national and international conferences.

Interested applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree; be highly familiar and comfortable with widely available computer programs; have a strong background in psychology, biological sciences, and research design; have experience or interest working with children and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders; have a strong interest in research and learning about etiology and the treatment of psychiatric disorders; and be able and willing to work with psychiatric patients in a professional and compassionate manner.

Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply and should include language proficiency in application materials.

Potential opportunities available to successful applicants include presentations at international conferences; publication in major medical journals; networking among distinguished individuals within and outside the medical/psychology fields; exposure to wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders and treatments thereof; close collaboration with experienced research psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, neurologists, and statisticians.

Applicants who are interested in roles focused on MRI and EEG data collection and analysis should also include what experiences with neuroscience research and/or programming languages they may have.

Ideal start date for interested candidates is Spring 2023, and the position requires a two-year commitment. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, resume or CV, two letters of recommendation, a transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and writing sample by January 20th.