Social Science Research Coordinator

Location
Stanford
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Social Science Research Coordinator

Job Number:
74973

Social Science Research Coordinator


The Department of Psychology is looking for a full time Social Science Research Coordinator. The SSRC will perform administrative and operational duties to support research and apply basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory. The SSRC will be involved in recruiting participants from the community and from Stanford University to participate in studies; run subjects in experimental protocols, organize and maintain data files, and assist with study related paperwork. Previous experience working with human subjects and data analysis is desired. Other responsibilities include organizing experimental protocols and materials and working with professors, graduate and undergraduate students and post-doctoral fellows.


This is a one year fixed term position with possibility of renewal upon funding availability.


** A strong internal candidate has been identified. **


Core Duties:

  • Maintain and file forms and documents, including consent forms and master subject logs.

  • Prepare correspondence, and documents for different studies

  • Assist with the screening, recruiting, and obtaining consent of study participants.

  • Perform telephone or in-person interviews to gather data, as needed.

  • Schedule and/or call subjects for appointments.

  • Prepare, distribute, administer and process questionnaires and tests, score test measurements and questionnaires, and code data for computer entry.

  • Type, edit and organize data.

  • Review and verify accuracy of database information and assist in making necessary corrections according to specific guidelines.

  • Process study compensation payments and thank you letters to subjects upon completion of study activities. Assist with post-study activities, as needed.



    Education and Experience Required:

  • Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

  • A degree in Psychology or related field is preferred.


    Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • A background in experimental psychology and statistics, as well as experience running information-processing tasks and experimental protocols, are necessities.

  • This individual must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and must be able to function well independently.

  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.

  • Ability to work with human study participants.


    Certificates and Licenses Required:

  • None


    Physical Requirements:
  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.

  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work above shoulders, and operates foot and/or hand controls.


    Working Condition:
  • May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.


    Work Standards:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/


    Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.


    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






    Job: Research

    Location: School of Humanities and Sciences
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level:

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






    jeid-9140ba1cad9c80499d666515f33429fe