Summary Description: The staff associate will work at the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's disease and the Aging Brain on clinical genetic research studies of Alzheimer's disease and aging. The primary responsibility of the staff associate is to perform telephone and in-person interviews with study participants including standardized interviews of family history and risk factors and neuropsychological testing. The research associate will work under the supervision of the project manager and the principal investigators. Additional responsibilities include data entry, Prepare data for progress reports and meetings, plan trips, manage study correspondence to participants and their families, assisting the principal investigators and coordinators in the daily research activities on all clinical genetics research projects at the research center. Other duties as assigned. Flexible working hours required. Local travel (NY, NJ and CT) required.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 4 years experiencePROGENY database knowledge
Preferred Qualifications: Training and/or experience in Biology, Genetics or related sciences
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