Laboratory Researcher

Job description

Job ID: 43693

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Psychology Department


This position coordinates a randomized controlled trial of two executive function training programs for pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Oversight of research participant recruitment, including supervision of graduate and undergraduate research assistants and screening of potential participants.

Responsible for intellectual and academic achievement testing of participants; preparing evaluation report templates; conducting behavioral observations; initializing and maintaining lab technologies (Noldus Observer, actigraphs, psychophysiological measurement devices, eye tracking, EEG); and syncing data across technologies.

Maintains clinical laboratory to ensure that it meets HIPAA, IRB, and APA ethical code requirements. Responsible for oversight of clinical laboratory procedures including training and supervising research assistants to deliver interventions with child participants.


Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of appropriate experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to five years.

Experience in developing, testing, and conducting scientific research with children in a laboratory environment.

Knowledge of research methodology, principles, and practices.

Knowledge of data gathering, analysis, testing methodologies, practices, and techniques.

Ability to prepare reports and present scientific findings.

Ability to train and supervise student employees.

Contact Info

Dr. Michael Kofler
[email protected]

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.


If not otherwise specified, schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/14/2018
Application Due: 6/21/2018
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