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Associate Research Scientist

NYU School of Medicine

New York, New York
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NYU Langone is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.

Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Associate Research Scientist. 

The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center seeks to recruit a qualified Research Scientist. The incumbent will work directly on research projects led by the Chair of the Department, Helen Egger, MD and contribute to the development and implementation management of research protocols. Dr. Eggers research focuses on the developmental epidemiology and developmental neuroscience of early childhood psychiatric symptoms and disorders with a focus on anxiety, autism, and other emotional disorders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to development and implementation of research protocol and future studies
  • Contribute to the development of training and intervention materials
  • Train and supervise research assistants
  • Supervise research and clinical program associates
  • Contribute to the development of grant applications
  • Conduct statistical analyses, as needed
  • Contribute to interpretation of study findings
  • Write manuscripts

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • To qualify you must have a Ph.D. in Clinical or Developmental Psychology, Epidemiology, or related field.
  • A minimum of three years experience in clinical trials and preventive and clinical interventions required.
  • Experience in developmental psychopathology, preventive and clinical interventions with young children and their families
  • Experience in training and supervising BA- and MA-level research staff
  • Strong research skills in efficacy and effectiveness studies
  • Strong background in methodology and statistics preferred
  • Experience in data management, statistical analyses, and managing longitudinal clinical trials
  • Experience working with SASS and SPSS
  • Experience in database management and data collection


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in grant writing preferred
  • Successful relevant research experience in contributing to externally peer-reviewed grant applications and to conducting externally funded research protocols.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong potential for independent research
  • Professional, responsible, personable
  • Motivated, detail-oriented, conscientious
  • Ability to collaborate with a large team of clinical and research staff

 Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

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