Project Coordinator - CNPRU

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Hyde Park Campus

20133 Psychiatry & Behav. Neurosci

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Job Summary:

This full-time position encompasses a variety of responsibilities in primary coordination of federally funded studies of mood, anxiety, psychotic, and personality disorders involving diagnostic, biological, and neuroimaging studies. This individual will assume responsibility for management, supervision and training of all non-professional research staff (excluding Ph.D.'s and M.D.'s) and the assurance of the proper use of laboratory staff, resources and equipment associated with all laboratory-based protocols. Data management involves maintaining data bases and assembling data files (e.g., SPSS) for the use of the investigators in the lab.

The Lab/Data Manager will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Emil Coccaro in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience.


  • Management/Administration of research protocols (overseeing and contributing to all aspects of subject recruitment and screening, data management and analysis, experimental sessions, and follow-up procedures; act as liaison between all staff, Director, and departments both in and out of hospital; supervise research staff; represent the Director in her absence and/or when required; manage day to day lab operations; etc.)
  • Data Management/Analysis and Manuscript Preparation (develop and maintain databases to store and analyze data; analyze, graph, and interpret study output utilizing lab preferred software; maintain and gather output from online data collection sources; provide insightful critique, contribution, and comments to all written output; familiarity with current literature concerning lab protocols; complete literature searches as required, etc.)
  • Additional Administrative Responsibilities (organize and coordinate preparation of all materials for regulatory and granting agencies (i.e., IRB, CRC, NIH, etc.); track all information regarding payment (subjects, doctors, nurses, etc.); coordinate travel for follow-up subjects returning to re-test sessions; update study website)
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Interactive Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Project management

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field required.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Proficiency with MS Access, MS Excel, Presentation, Matlab, E-Prime, SPSS, (or similar programs) required
  • Institutional review board or other regulatory agencies desirable
  • Proficiency with .NET programming and SQL Server database management

Required Documents:

Resume and cover letter

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Job is Exempt?

Drug Test Required?

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Health Screen Required?

Background Check Required?


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Job No:
Posted: 2/21/2018
Application Due: 4/3/2018
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