Join the HJF Team!
HJF is seeking a Clinical Research Assistant I to support the Uniformed Services University (USU) Neurology Department’s Traumatic Brian Injury (TBI) studies conducted at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) Located in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the Department of Neurology and USU.
The purpose of this study is to learn how changes in the diet can affect headaches in people with a prior head injury. Headaches that occur as a result of a head injury are called posttraumatic headaches (PTH). Certain foods, and the nutrients they contain, may affect pain including the frequency and severity of headaches. In this study, we are testing if two different diets can reduce the number and severity of PTH.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to understand and utilize scientific/medical terminology and research theory in both oral and written communications; Ability to use measurable and verifiable information for making decisions or judgments; Skill in statistical interpretation and data analysis using statistical software and/or spreadsheets and database software applications; Excellent organizational and project management skills.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Science such as Sociology, Psychology or related field.
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years of clinical research experience.
Physical Capabilities: This position requires long periods of standing and sitting.
Work Environment: The job will take place in an office environment.
Background/Security: U.S. Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.