Sponsor Funded Professional | Research Coordinator II

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Georgia State University has grown in size and stature into a leading research and educational institution all the while retaining its core values of access, diversity and excellence. The College of Arts and Sciences is at the heart of this global transformation. Representing Georgia State University’s largest academic college, with 25 departments, schools and institutes spread across four distinct academic areas (Fine Arts, Humanities, Natural and Computational Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences), the College of Arts and Sciences has placed an emphasis on international research & education.


The college’s 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs connect an extraordinarily diverse group of students to top-notch faculty, world-class facilities, and all the opportunities of a global city. Faculty and students in the college work together both within and across disciplines on crucial social, cultural, and scientific issues. The college is home to researchers who collaborate on topics including brain function, drug design, biostatistics, urban health and urban environments, language acquisition and development, gerontology, understanding new media and digital arts, ethics and human rights, among many others.  Additionally, the college works with local communities on research, service, and teaching projects of mutual benefit.

The COAS, Psychology Department is seeking to hire a Research Coordinator II who will be responsible for training and coordinating all staff & GRAs to complete school-based collection of questionnaires, testing, and experimental data collection from subjects in multiple schools around metro-Atlanta for research projects and grants.  The scope of responsibility will include these specific duties but is not limited to the following,

  • Coordinates schedules with research staff for MRI brain scans for subjects in studies. Will ensure that subjects are MRI eligible before scheduling.

  • Coordinate and/or lead research team and school/parent meetings as needed, provide presentations/workshops on project and testing program to approved audiences, other grant related activities as assigned.

  • Responsible for coordination of data, quality control, data entry, data management/cleanup, data analysis, and human subject's related compliance and security for research projects. Will also work closely with our project sites in New Haven, Toronto and San Francisco to ensure standardization and accuracy of data collection and management, but also support the development of scientific presentations and papers.

  • Will continue testing of children who are participating in research projects out in their schools as needed. Will administer, score, and enter testing and grant data into databases as required. 

  • Will assist in performing mock scanner training, task training, and assist with actual scans and related imaging activities as needed. 

QualificationsMaster's degree in assigned research area; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit05/30/19, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 05/23/19, 10:22:16 AM




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Posted: 5/24/2019
Application Due: 6/20/2019
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