Part-Time Research Support Coordinator (Psychology)

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-09-02
Req: R100041532
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The Department of Psychology, within the College of Arts & Sciences, is seeking a part-time Research Support Coordinator. This position, reporting to Drs. Jill Ehrenreich-May and Amanda Jensen-Doss, will support an National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded research study examining the effectiveness of two evidence-based interventions for adolescent anxiety and depression in community mental health clinics. Responsibilities will primarily center on recruiting adolescents with anxiety and depression for the trial, screening them for study eligibility, and project coordination tasks. Other responsibilities may include administering assessments, managing undergraduate research assistants, overseeing of IRB submissions and updates, and assisting with grant applications and publication preparation. This part-time position will average 24 hours per week.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or other relevant field.
  • Two years of relevant work experience.

    Core Responsibilities:

    • Organizes, hosts and participates in community education outreach activities to recruit study participants ensuring high participation rates, and serves as the primary contact person for referral sites.
    • Meets with study participants to explain the purpose of the study and study procedures and to obtain informed consent.
    • Assists with the preparation and monitoring of IRB documents, administers clinical interviews and measures, coordinates all assessment and patient contact activity, and tracks participants through all stages of the research program.
    • Ensures that the data collection aspects of the protocol are implemented in a rigorous fashion, interacts with statistical analysts as needed to facilitate data analyses and study-related reports, and supervises the implementation of data quality assurance procedures.
    • Carefully handles petty cash for study activities, organizes data forms and assists in manuscript, report, and grant proposal preparation.
    • Screen, interview, assess, and evaluate participants for study eligibility.
    • Coordinating recruitment and follow-up of study participants with the research team.
    • Administer questionnaires, and other prescribed assessments per protocol as assigned
    • Responsible for all aspects of data entry, data quality assurance, reports, and tracking of data completion
    • Maintain a secure, accurate, well-organized, and up-to-date electronic database of screening, enrollments and study visits
    • Responsible for ordering and maintaining stock of necessary supplies for the project.
    • Other duties as assigned.

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      Posted: 9/9/2020
      Application Due: 12/8/2020
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