Center for Addiction Medicine

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The Center for Addiction Medicine offers many opportunities for professional and personal development, exposure to MGH learning environment, team work and external collaboration making working at CAM a unique and invaluable experience.

We are currently hiring for the following position(s):


Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Postdoctoral Fellow/Junior Faculty Statistician                                                         

Center for Addiction Medicine – Boston, MA

Postdoctoral-level or Faculty-level researcher needed at the Center for Addiction Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School to analyze studies involving basic research and clinical trials in patients with addictive disorders. Multi-disciplinary approaches include, but are not limited to behavioral assessments, neuroimaging, pharmacological modeling, and clinical outcomes. In addition to working with PIs to conduct statistical analyses, duties will also include manuscript preparation, presentation of findings at conferences, and management of data. Fellow will participate actively in ongoing research and grant submissions, will help with study design for pilot projects, have opportunities for publications and presentations using new and existing datasets, and will have an opportunity to prepare independent research grants.

Massachusetts General Hospital/ Harvard Medical School offers an excellent environment to engage in multidisciplinary research through various collaborative opportunities.

Requirements: We are looking for highly motivated, self-driven, creative, and interactive scientists.  PhD does not necessarily have to be in statistics, but could be in a related field (experimental psychology, computer science, behavioral economics). Qualified applicants should have track record of research papers published in peer-reviewed journals.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as well as an interest in or prior experience in addiction.  Experience in analyzing clinical/behavioral studies is required.

Contact: Jodi Gilman (jgilman1@mgh.harvard.edu)


Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Clinical Research Coordinator I: 3057995                                                          

Center for Addiction Medicine – Boston, MA

The coordinator’s responsibilities at the Center for Addiction Medicine will include serving as the primary research coordinator on a clinical research study.  Working under the supervision of senior staff, he or she will be responsible for patient scheduling and recruitment as well as all subject-oriented study procedures, such as the administration of psychiatric scales and testing protocols, the careful monitoring of adverse events and worsening psychiatric or mood disturbances, administrative duties related to the careful operation of study protocol, and database programming and quality assurance.

 Specific responsibilities include:

-Recruit and schedule subjects for participation.

-Coordinate scheduling of study with area collaborators.

-Produce and maintain all documentation for the Institutional Review Board.

– Perform primary data collection at study visits, including neuropsychological testing and limited physiological monitoring.  Maintains all related data.

-Purchase or reimburse for all supplies required for the study; monitor study inventory.

-Collect and maintain subject information database for study using the RedCAP (Research Electronic Data Capture) or other data capture programs.  Perform quality assurance checks on database.

– Assist with data analysis and manuscript preparation.

– Prepare study reports, annual reviews, adverse event reports, and study document modifications.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, premedical sciences or related science, strong quantitative skills, a willingness and ability to learn, and interest in working with human research participants, and a diverse research team including psychiatrists, psychologists, neuroscientists, imaging scientists, a team of research assistants/coordinators, and support staff.

The position requires excellent organizational skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Good interpersonal skills, strong quantitative skills, attention to detail, the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and handle fluctuating priorities and deadlines, good communication skills, the ability to work independently as well as with others, and an interest in the work of the Center for Addiction Medicine.

Computer and statistical programming skills are preferred.

To apply follow the link http://www.massgeneral.org/careers/jobsearch.aspx and search job code 3057995.

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Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Clinical Research Coordinator II: 3057997                                                          

Center for Addiction Medicine – Boston, MA

The coordinator’s responsibilities at the Center for Addiction Medicine will include serving as the primary research coordinator on a clinical research study.  Working independently and with minimal supervision, he or she will be responsible for patient scheduling and recruitment as well as all subject-oriented study procedures, such as the administration of psychiatric scales and testing protocols, the careful monitoring of adverse events and worsening psychiatric or mood disturbances, administrative duties related to the careful operation of study protocol, and database programming and quality assurance.

Specific responsibilities include:

-Recruit and schedule subjects for participation.

-Coordinate scheduling of study with area collaborators.

-Produce and maintain all documentation for the Institutional Review Board.

– Perform primary data collection at study visits, including neuropsychological testing and limited physiological monitoring.  Maintains all related data.

-Purchase or reimburse for all supplies required for the study; monitor study inventory.

-Collect and maintain subject information database for study using the RedCAP (Research Electronic Data Capture) or other data capture programs.  Perform quality assurance checks on database.

– Assist with data analysis and manuscript preparation.

– Prepare study reports, annual reviews, adverse event reports, and study document modifications

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, premedical sciences or related science, strong quantitative skills, a willingness and ability to learn, and interest in working with human research participants, and a diverse research team including psychiatrists, psychologists, neuroscientists, imaging scientists, a team of research assistants/coordinators, and support staff.

The position requires excellent organizational skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Good interpersonal skills, strong quantitative skills, attention to detail, the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and handle fluctuating priorities and deadlines, good communication skills, the ability to work independently as well as with others, and an interest in the work of the Center for Addiction Medicine.

One year of previous research experience is required. Computer and statistical programming skills are preferred.

To apply follow the link http://www.massgeneral.org/careers/jobsearch.aspx and search job code 3057997.