Nationwide Children's Hospital

Research Associate - Center for Perinatal Research

Posted Date 1 month ago(9/11/2020 10:18 AM)
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We are seeking a Research Assistant- A Research position is available immediately for an Assistant to help with implementing novel EEG-based assessments for evaluating sensory and cognitive functions of infant and pediatric populations. The Maitre Neurodevelopmental Lab team focuses on the neurodevelopment of high-risk infants and rehabilitation of their long-term disabilities.

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


What Will You Be Doing?

  • Coordinates with nurses/parents to schedule research EEG recordings in the NICU and in outpatient settings
  • Performs research EEG recordings in the NICU and in outpatient settings
  • Manges EEG data acquisition and preparation for analysis and maintains accurate logs
  • Enters and maintains accurate patient data
  • Collaborates with other researchers conducting similar studies at NCH and at other research institutions
  • Assists in preparation of scientific publications
  • Provides training and management of student involvement in EEG recordings and EEG review
  • Review study protocol, consent, and supporting documents that are submitted to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and maintain regulatory binders
  • Create source documentation to aid in protocol implementation and data collection
  • Conduct subject visits during the intervention and follow up period of each study
  • Administers DAYC assessment at follow up visits
  • Manage elements of clinical studies to meet protocol obligations and adhere to ICH/GCP guidelines
  • Performs miscellaneous related duties as required
  • Serves as a resource to families in the NICU



What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above
  • At least 2 years of experience in patient-oriented research setting
  • Experience working with young children
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Possesses computer and software application skills
  • Works independently with minimal supervision

Your Benefits, Your Wellness:

As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:

  • Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
  • Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
  • Support your financial protection and security in retirement

Minimum Physical Requirements:


50% Conducting research studies

25% Collecting and analyzing data

10% Preparing position papers, publications and grant proposals

05% Resource person for other investigators

05% Mentoring less experienced research personnel

05% Purchasing supplies

100% Kneeling / reaching 100% Finger dexterity 100% Talking / hearing / seeing 33% Lifting / carrying weight 0-20 pounds for 1-5 minutes


The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.


EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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