Job Duties/Responsibilities: Study/Subject Coordinator (50%) • Recruit participants to research studies. • Conduct telephone and in-person research assessments to assess for eligibility. • 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, 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. • Complete and maintain necessary trainings to support research coordinator duties (e.g., CITI, HIPAA, Capacity to Consent).
Data and regulatory management (40%) • Maintain regulatory records for research studies according to the standards of the IRB. • Complete IRB applications according to requirements to 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. • Assist with completion of quarterly and annual reports. • Conduct regular data checks and create reports to assure data quality. • Perform data cleaning to assure data quality and prepare to data analysis.
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. • Maintain an ongoing repository of current literature.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field; or an equivalent combination of psychology-related post-secondary education plus research/work experience that, all together, totals 4 years. • Previous knowledge/experience recruiting study participants. • Previous knowledge/experience collecting and managing data.
Preferred Qualifications: • Previous knowledge/experience working on federally funded grants. • Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to empathically connect with potential research participants and understand their needs and concerns. • Knowledge of research ethics and IRB rules and policies concerning the recruitment of research subjects. • Coursework in research design/methodology. • Coursework in statistics.
Internal Number: 337633
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