Clinical Research Specialist (Translational Research In Affective Disorders Laboratory)

Emory University Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 weeks ago



A Clinical Research Specialist position will be available starting May/June of 2019 in the Translational Research in Affective Disorders Laboratory (TReAD Lab) at Emory University. In collaboration with the Child and Adolescent Mood Program (CAMP), the Clinical Research Specialist will assist with all aspects of the research process (designing/programming experiments, recruiting/running participants, analyzing behavioral and neuroimaging data) involved in a longitudinal study with a clinical adolescent sample. This is an excellent position for anyone seeking research experience and training in clinical and cognitive neuroscience before applying to graduate programs.

More information about current studies can be found at If you have specific questions about the job, please contact Brittany Devries at


A bachelor's degree or higher in cognitive science, neuroscience, psychology, or other related field is required. Candidate should be self-motivated, independent, and reliable.

Strong organizational and communication skills are also essential. Prior experience in human affective, clinical or cognitive neuroscience (e.g., conducting and analyzing fMRI or EEG studies), behavioral experiment administration, IRB management, or clinical interviewing experience will all be viewed positively, but are not required. Strong computer programming skills (especially MATLAB and/or Python) are highly preferred. A two-year commitment is required.


Bachelor's degree in a scientific field OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

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Clinical Research Specialist (Translational Research In Affective Disorders Laboratory)

Emory University