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Research Assistant - RI Bio Taylor Job in Columbus, Ohio US

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc
Columbus, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
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Research Assistant - RI Bio Taylor

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Research Assistant - RI Bio Taylor

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JOB POSTING – Research Assistant – Taylor Lab Biobehavioral Health  

Full time Exempt: Main Campus; Mon-Fri 8 AM – 5 PM


We are seeking a Research Assistant Biobehavioral Health to work in The Child Brain & Development research group, led by Dr. H. Gerry Taylor, is a collaborative team focused on tracking neurodevelopmental outcomes of brain-related conditions.


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 13,000 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?


Duties will involve direct work with children, adolescents, and caregivers (recruiting participants, interviewing caregivers, and administering assessments), data management (scoring assessments, reviewing medical records, and entering data into collection tools), and dissemination of research findings. This position will require flexibility of work hours to accommodate for scheduling of study visits during evening and weekend hours.


Opportunities exist for mentorship and professional development for applicants who are interested in gaining experience that will prepare them to apply for advanced graduate programs, particularly in clinical psychology, developmental psychology, neuropsychology, and/or related fields.


What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., psychology, neuroscience)
Previous research experience; those with experience in child development, neuropsychology, or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply
Experience working or interacting with children and adolescents
Ability to work independently, take initiative, and problem-solve effectively
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with research participants, supervisors, coworkers, and student supervisees
Familiarity with basic statistical and data management software preferred (e.g., SPSS, REDCap)
A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation for use in off-site data collection
Perform other duties as needed

Please send your CV and a cover letter to project coordinator Kerry Orton:


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


Most of our positions are benefits’ eligible from day 1.


Minimum Physical Requirements:

Sitting Constantly (67-100%)
Typing on a keyboard occasionally (67-100%)
Talking on phone/in person constantly (0-33%)
Standing/walking occasionally (0-33%)


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.


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