Research Specialist 1 - ACID

Chicago, IL
Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Hyde Park Campus


About the Unit
The Department has is organized along Mission Lines. These mission lines are focusing in a variety of areas and strategic initiatives of the hospital including, but not limited to, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Supportive Psycho-oncology, Consultation Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Eating Disorders, Geriatrics, Woman's Health and general psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Our lab primarily works with addictive, compulsive and impulsive disorders. Main duties subject interviews for treatment, imaging, and observational studies; working with large datasets for data entry and analysis; running MRI scans; coordinating with study sponsors; writing and/or editing manuscripts and presenting research.

  • Works alongside another coordinator to help manage the day-to-day processes of the lab
  • Under limited direction, but can work as a team
  • Collects, records and analyzes data
  • Conducts literature reviews
  • Participates in writing reports and manuscripts
  • Oversees management of several studies
  • Ensures compliance with institutional, state, and federal regulatory policies
  • Works directly with research subjects on a daily or weekly basis
  • Able to attend conferences to present individual research
  • Subject interviews for treatment, imaging, and observational studies
  • Working with large datasets for data entry and analysis
  • Running MRI scans
  • Coordinating with study sponsors
  • Writing and/or editing manuscripts and presenting research

  • Interactive Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Project Management

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) required

  • Prior experience in clinical research and work in mental health strongly preferred

Technical Knowledge:
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel required

Required documents:

Resume and cover letter

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?

Health Screen Required?

Background Check Required?


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Full time

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