Dr. Warren Taylor in the Center for Cognitive Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has an open position for Research Assistant 2. This role involves collecting and managing data from clinical participants as part of NIH-funded projects focused on older adults with depression.
The person in this position would be responsible for evaluating and guiding research participants through study procedures while adhering to good research practices. They will also be responsible for assisting with data management and, depending on individual interests, could assist with data quality control and analyses of data.
The laboratory is housed in the Department of Psychiatry in the Center for Cognitive Medicine: https://www.vumc.org/ccm/welcome . The focus of the lab is on the use of behavioral, cognitive, and neuroimaging approaches to learn more about factors influencing the occurrence, persistence, and outcomes of depression in older adults. This also includes the development of novel treatment approaches. Additional work examines aging and vulnerability to dementias such as Alzheimer's disease. The Laboratory has strong ties to other research groups in the Department of Psychiatry and the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science.
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