Clinical Research Assistant

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Join the vibrant team at the Pediatric Health Disparities Research Program at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School as a full-time Clinical Research Assistant. Dive into innovative research studies focusing on pediatric behavioral health specifically exploring asthma and sleep patterns among urban school aged children. Collaborate with esteemed faculty supervisors who are pioneers in clinical psychology and pediatric health disparities research.


As a Clinical Research Assistant you will be at the forefront of groundbreaking research initiatives. Your contributions to these initiatives will include:

  • Data Collection: Engage in diverse data collection methods including questionnaires interviews electronic monitoring devices and biological samples.
  • Data Management: Meticulously organize and input data guaranteeing accuracy and reliability
  • Project Implementation: Assist in all aspects of research projects including administrative tasks and communication with team members school personnel and community stakeholders.
  • Meeting Coordination: Lead meetings document decisions and drive progress to achieve study objectives efficiently.
  • Milestone Tracking: Help to monitor and report study milestones ensuring adherence to timelines and milestones.
  • Research Dissemination: Support senior personnel with the dissemination of research findings such as conference presentations manuscripts and grant proposals.
  • Lab Organization: Contribute to maintaining an efficient and well-organized research laboratory to optimize operations.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in psychology public health or a related field required.
  • Passion and Commitment: A passion for health equity work and a readiness to make a minimum two-year employment commitment.
  • Research Experience: Experience with behavioral health research methodologies including participant recruitment and qualitative interviewing.
  • Flexibility and Mobility: Reliable transportation for offsite visits and the flexibility to work evenings and weekends to support our research families as they participate in our studies.
  • Exceptional Skills: Strong multitasking and time management abilities critical thinking and collaboration within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Communication Prowess: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Tech Savvy: Proficiency in relevant computer applications for research purposes and or an ability and willingness to learn new applications as needed i.e. Microsoft Office 365, REDCap, SPSS, ASANA
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Experience working in ethnically culturally and racially diverse environments with bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish.

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