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The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts & Sciences is seeking a full-time Research Support Coordinator for the Program for Anxiety, Stress and OCD under the supervision of Dr. Kiara Timpano. The Research Support Coordinator will have a bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related field and one year of work experience. Research experience gained as an undergraduate student will be considered.
Primary responsibilities will be across two projects, including an investigation of transdiagnostic cognitive and emotional risk for the affective disorders, and a study investigating decision making in patients with hoarding disorders. The position will involve a range of responsibilities including recruiting and scheduling participants for research studies, data collection (diagnostic and behavioral), data analysis, administrative duties, IRB management, and general management of lab operations. A great attitude, excellent communication skills, good organizational skills, ability to work in a team, take initiative, and lead are highly desired. Opportunities to present at conferences and to write papers are provided, commensurate with interest and experience. In-depth training and personalized mentoring will be provided on an ongoing basis.
Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter and three references.
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or related field
Minimum one year of work experience
Organizes, hosts and participates in community education outreach activities to recruit study participants ensuring high participation rates, and serves as the primary contact person for referral sites.
Meets with study participants to explain the purpose of the study and study procedures and to obtain informed consent.
Assists with the preparation and monitoring of IRB documents, administers clinical interviews and measures, coordinates all assessment and patient contact activity, and tracks participants through all stages of the research program.
Ensures that the data collection aspects of the protocol are implemented in a rigorous fashion, interacts with statistical analysts as needed to facilitate data analyses and study-related reports, and supervises the implementation of data quality assurance procedures.
Carefully handles petty cash for study activities, organizes data forms and assists in manuscript, report, and grant proposal preparation.
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