Essential Functions: The Research Coordinator will oversee all aspects of translational neuroscience research project. This includes supervision of study staff members and screening of potential research participants to determine study eligibility criteria, as well as recruit participants and provide education about study activities. During study visits, the incumbent will obtain informed consent from participants, and collect and manage study data, which will then be processed and analyzed. The incumbent will be responsible for executing study protocol and analyzing data generated by structured clinical interviews including the MINI International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI), Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS), and Traumatic Events Inventory (TEI). Overall, the incumbent will manage research plans, project staff, and day-to -day execution of research protocols, including, but not limited to, the following: set up structure and maintain proper records; prepare protocol for IRB review; ensure protection of subjects; accomplish specific technical tasks assigned by Principal Investigators; and, provide necessary supporting documentation for inclusion in required reports. This role will meet biweekly and in-person with the PI to discuss all aspects of ongoing research study and as needed in person or by phone as pertinent issues arise.
Qualifications: Education: Bachelor of Science or Arts in Psychology, Biology, Neuroscience, or related fields.Experience: At least 2 years previous research experience in the behavioral sciences is recommended.Specific Skills: Strong communication skills, knowledge of wet lab techniques, problem-solving and leadership skills, proficiency using MS Office Suite and SPSS statistical Analysis package.Special Knowledge, Licenses, Etc.: Background in neuroscience or psychology, clinical interviewing is preferred.
Internal Number: 76_207132
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