Clinical Research Associate

  • Mightier
  • Boston, MA
  • Sep 14, 2020
Full time Healthcare Research

Job Description

About Mightier

Mightier is a family-based program developed at Boston Children’s Hospital that empowers children to build emotional strength and supports the caregivers who love them. With Mightier’s innovative game system, players are able to practice keeping their “cool” while playing fun, award-winning mobile games. Three clinical trials at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Mass General have shown Mightier works as well as medications. The program has served over 25,000 families with over 10 million games played. Our mission is to empower every child to build emotional strength.

Why is this role important?

Mightier has kicked off an exciting, NIMH-funded partnership with healthcare payors to prove that digital interventions can bend the curve on mental health expenditures and ultimately help drive access to an important new wave of therapeutic tools. In this role, you’ll be a vital contributor to making this project work: contributing to the design of the project, connecting with families, collecting data, and helping with publications. You’ll have access to some of the world’s finest psychiatrists and psychologists at Boston Children’s Hospital and beyond. If you want your research to make a difference, enjoy being hands on, and looking for a way to help build the future of mental health, this position is for you.

Job Description

Mightier is hiring a full-time clinical research associate to help execute on NIMH funded research. science priorities during a critical time of growth for the company. You will be working closely with the Lead Scientist on the project and joining the Mightier scientific staff. Unlike other early-career scientific positions, you will have an opportunity to shape and contribute directly to the project.

What you will be doing:

  • Assisting in the design of the research project
  • Collecting data from families
  • Guiding families through successful completion of the project
  • Training clinicians
  • Data entry and quality control
  • Data analysis
  • Publication and presentation

Specific qualifications we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social science field (ideally MSW, LPC, ABA, or another counseling degree)
  • Experience with experimental design
  • Experience with statistical methods and software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R, etc.)
  • A large degree of comfort with data
  • A large degree of comfort with families and other clinicians
  • A working knowledge of the mental health field
  • Comfort in ambiguous situations, start-up environments have shifting goals and deliverables.
  • Excellent communication skills

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with populations with ASD
  • Prior history of peer-reviewed publication
  • Experience with R or Python (or both)
  • Experience working with biophysiological signals (e.g., heart rate, EEG)

Please send all resumes to


General-Other: R&D-Science, Clinical Research, Mental Health

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