BRAD Lab Coordinator

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-05-31
Req: R0005173
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business seeks a highly motivated professional to join its Behavioral Research at Darden (BRAD) Lab team. The BRAD Lab Coordinator will assist the Lab Director in managing the lab facilities including supporting faculty in conducting studies, executing the marketing plan, maintaining the resources associated with the lab e.g. equipment, space, data bases, website, data bases associated with the lab, plus coordinate special seminars associated with the lab.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

Support faculty in running experiments onsite, offsite and online

  • Schedule space and equipment for studies
  • Supervise student research assistants who staff individual studies
  • Assure faculty have an appropriate pool of subjects that meets the needs of their study by training and assisting researchers to use SONA (subject pool website)
  • Monitor execution of studies to troubleshoot any issues that arise

Manage the resources necessary to run experiments  

  • Coordinate maintenance and updates of equipment, software and lab space
  • Manage the participant pool website (SONA) and video recording system (VALT)

Data management

  • Track expenses and maintain financial records for the lab
  • Develop and maintain database to track research activity and prepare reports that track the impact of the lab on faculty research productivity

BRAD lab website

  • Maintain and update the website for both researchers and prospective subjects
  • Maintain and update BRAD Lab’s social media platforms

Execute the lab marketing plan to increase the pool of study participants both from within UVA and the external community

Coordinate seminars and other special events sponsored by the lab

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience required, social science research preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work on a team
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities and stakeholders
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of office procedures and administration
  • Knowledge of Microsoft suite of Office software
  • Ability to work with databases

To apply, visit and search for BRAD Lab Coordinator. Complete a Staff Application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Ashley Cochran, Senior Academic Recruiter at [email protected]

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 4/22/2019
Application Due: 6/11/2019
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