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Oregon Health & Science University Research Assistant 1 in Portland, Oregon

The Prenatal Environment and Child Health Study at OHSU is conducting studies on pregnant women and their children in the areas of diet, nutrition, behavior, learning and cognitive functioning under the direction of Principal Investigators, Elinor Sullivan Ph.D. and Joel Nigg, Ph.D.

The majority of duties will include recruitment of participants, scheduling visits and collecting biological samples, running data collection visits with participants including behavioral assessment, physiologic variables including EEG with children.

Other duties include preparing and processing materials needed for each research visit, filing, copying, data processing and other general duties in support of the goals of the study.

The candidate will also attend weekly laboratory staff meetings with the PIs and senior staff members. A regular work schedule will be assigned and must be maintained. The candidate will be required to perform weekend and evening work as needed to complete the goals of the study.

  • Bachelor's Degree (4 yr) and OR Associate's degree (2 yr) and 2 years of relevant experience OR 4 years of relevant experience

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, timely manner

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major studies in Psychology, Biology, or a related field

  • Experience working with women and children in a research setting

  • REDCap data tool experience

  • Experience with EEG/ERP data collection

  • Intermediate experience with Word and Excel

  • Interest in mental health and/or healthcare

Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume.

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Recruitment ID: 2021-8229

External Company URL: dturner

Street: Marquam Hill

Post End Date: 5/16/2021

Job Type: Research

Posting Department: Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology

Posting Pay: 16.03 per hour

Posting FTE: 1.00

Posting Schedule: 40 hours per week

Posting Hours: To Be Determined

HR Mission: School of Medicine

Drug Testable: Yes