full-time position with Neurology; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday
Administer a battery of neuropsychological tests on participants in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) Autopsy Study in their homes and at Harbor Hospital. Ensure data entry, storage, and transfer of data for the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the National Institute of Aging. Perform psychometric scales as dictated by need, as well as, train testers to administer the psychometric examinations. Arrange autopsies and postmortem MRI's for local participants and facilitate out of state autopsies as needed. Prepare annual IRB renewal and changes in research protocol. Administer psychometric examinations, data and specimen collection and database entries for the Center for CSF Disorders.
Other duties include:
enrollment and withdrawal of participants in the BLSA
scheduling, preparing, and presenting case conferences for participants in the BLSA for diagnostic purposes
coordinating the safe transfer of biospecimens to storage freezers located on site
maintaining an inventory, as well as, the monitoring and overseeing maintenance schedules of these freezers to ensure samples will remain viable for any future analyses
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in related discipline. Some related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point, as well as, statistical analysis software such as R, SPSS or SAS.
**JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.**
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