The Depression Clinical and Research Program is part of the Outpatient Psychiatry Division of the Massachusetts GeneralHospital. The Program is investigating the efficacy and safety of treatments for Major Depressive Disorder while seeking to learn more about the causes and course of this disease. This position will also involve some collaborative work in Addiction Medicine, investigating the efficacy and safety of treatments for smoking cessation. If you would like to read more about the program, please visit our website at www.massgeneral.org/depression
Research Coordinators are responsible for managing and coordinating the clinical studies as members of the research team. This involves screening patients for study eligibility, data entry and analysis, manuscript preparation, grant writing, and clinical laboratory work such as phlebotomy and EKG administration. Research Coordinators will work closely with the physicians and psychologists on staff in managing patient care throughout the studies.
Applications are being accepted for a position with a start date between mid July and early August. Qualified applicants must have a bachelor's degree and strong writing and organizational skills. Psychology, sociology, and premed majors are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome. Prior research or clinical experience is strongly recommended. Fluency in spanish preferable.
This position will provide invaluable experience for anyone interested in pursuing graduate study in the fields of psychology, public health, or medicine.
We request a resume and cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and the strengths you would bring to the position. The deadline for receiving applications is June 30, 2012, however applications and interviews are considered on a rolling basis. Please sign onto massgeneral.org/careers and upload your resume and cover letter as a single document.