Research Assistant


Research Assistant position involves working on longitudinal studies of maternal smoking during pregnancy and fetal and infant development. Primary responsibilities include coding fetal ultrasound videos for behavior and brain development data entry dataset creation conducting infant behavioral assessments statistical analysis integrating interview observational and biological data and collecting biological specimens. Additional responsibilities involve assistance with recruitment efforts literature reviews and manuscripts. Background in research and data required. Experience handling biological specimens and knowledge of SPSS REDCap and Excel strongly preferred. Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Bachelor�s Degree.
Basic computer knowledge i.e. being able to navigate through PC software typing/word processing and completing spreadsheet/data entry.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.

Interviewing experience.
Two years experience in counseling education and/or outreach including work with the specific or related study population preferred.



Other information:

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence


Work Type: Full Time


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union

Work Schedule: 

8:00 am -4:30 pm M-F some early morning evening and weekend availability as needed