University of North Texas Health Science Center Research Assistant in Fort Worth, Texas

Department Overview

The Institute for Healthy Aging integrates state-of-the-art clinical care, cutting edge-research, innovative education and training, and community engagement, to create solutions for a new era of enduring quality of life.

The Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CANDR) is made up of researchers from a wide range of disciplines (neuroscience, psychology, medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health) devoted towards a common goal - eliminating neurodegenerative diseases. Our team spans basic "bench-top" science, clinical research, community-based research and clinical trials. Our translational approach is intended to foster discovery and expedite those discoveries toward the benefit of those suffering from brain disease. A particular emphasis of CANDR is the development of personalized (or person-focused) medicine for Alzheimer's disease.

Position Details

The Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CANDR) at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Research Assistant to join our team.

The responsibilities of position include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct participant interviews in English and Spanish.
  • Conduct neuropsychological testing in English and Spanish.
  • Participate in community recruitment of research participant.
  • Data entry.
  • Scoring of interview and testing data.
  • QC of files and data collected.
  • Work with project coordinator to complete aspects of the research project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.
    Preferred Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Requisition Number: 4963

Job Title: Research Assistant Research Assistant

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Shift: Day

Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis: Monthly

Job Type: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Application Types Accepted: Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?: No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?: No

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?: No

Security Sensitive?: Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?: No

Require a certification?: No

Official Job Title: Research Assistant

Job Open Date: 10-11-2016

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Job Category: Technical

Department: Ctr for Alz & Neuro Dis Rsrch - 304102