The Research Professional I will assist with coordinating research procedures, maintaining data security and regulatory records, and assisting with manuscript and grant preparation for several ongoing and new studies conducted by the MCEDR, including those involving neuroimaging and neuroscience-informed interventions.
Subject / study coordinator (60%)
Complete and maintain necessary trainings to support research coordinator duties (e.g., CITI, HIPAA, Capacity to Consent, CMRR training)
Recruit participants to research studies
Conduct telephone and in-person research assessments to assess for eligibility and evaluate clinical symptoms
Schedule procedures for research visits, including reserving any facilities necessary for research completion
Coordinate procedures for participants in research studies, which may include study assessments, fMRI procedures, laboratory test meals, behavioral tasks, and/or behavioral interventions
Maintain list of participants for follow-up assessments, and engage in efforts to maintain retention of participants for longitudinal assessment
Data and regulatory management (30%)
Maintain regulatory records for research studies according to the standards of the IRB
Complete IRB applications according to requirements and maintain active correspondence with IRB regarding any changes to study protocol
Attend Research Coordinator meetings to stay current on research regulations
Provide other miscellaneous tasks as required/requested
Manuscript and grant preparation (10%)
Provide writing, data analysis, and/or administrative support towards manuscript preparation
Provide writing, data analysis, and/or administrative support towards grant preparation
This position will provide research coordinator support for various research projects conducted by the Minnesota Center for Eating Disorders Research (MCEDR) at the University of Minnesota. The MCEDR has conducted research in the area of eating disorders since the 1970s. The program has been the recipient of several research grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Minnesota Obesity Center, and private foundations such as the McKnight Foundation and Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation. The MCEDR conducts research with adults and adolescents in the following areas: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, compulsive overeating, emotional eating, obesity, purging/self-induced vomiting, diet/weight loss, disordered eating, and eating disorder treatment.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
BA/BS in psychology, neuroscience, or related field, or a combination of education and work experience to equal 4 years. Previous experience in eating disorders research.
Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year knowledge/experience in a research setting; Previous knowledge/experience with neuroimaging research.
Internal Number: 334126
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