OPS Research Coordinator

Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Oct 08, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
OPS Research Coordinator

Job no: 514806
Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:33030000 - HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Classification Title:

OPS Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical

Job Description:

Seeking an OPS Research Coordinator to assist with studies of behavioral and brain degeneration in older adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as a part of the Neurocognitive and Behavioral Development Laboratory of Dr. Zheng Wang (https://ot.phhp.ufl.edu/about/people/faculty/zheng-wang/). This position is full-time. Opening is available to be filled immediately and continue through December 2021 with the opportunity to extend the position based on performance and funding.

Specific duties include:

  • Participant recruitment (including some in-state recruitment travel)
  • Administering cognitive, sensorimotor, and clinical assessments
  • Preparing IRB documents
  • Preparing progress reports to NIH
  • Scoring data and data entry
  • Data quality control and interpretation
  • Preparing manuscripts

The candidate shall anticipate gaining invaluable experience working with clinical populations, developing task administration skills relevant to psychology, neurophysiology, and neuroscience, and participating in each phase of the research process within a large-scale, NIH funded research project.

The research project will be conducted through a collaborative effort of the Department of Occupational Therapy, the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (http://card.ufl.edu/), the Laboratory for Rehabilitation Neuroscience (http://lrnlab.org/) , the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases (https://fixel.ufhealth.org/), and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Human Imaging Core (https://www.ctsi.ufl.edu/research/laboratory-services/human-imaging-core/). This opportunity provides ample research and clinical training experience for post-baccalaureate candidates who plan to receive graduate training in clinical psychology, pediatric psychology, rehabilitation science, and medical science in the near future.

Expected Salary:

$15-$17.50 per hour, based on education, skills, and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred candidates will have a BA or BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, Kinesiology, Health Science, or a related pre-health field.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload a resume, letter of interest, and list of references.

Application review and interviews will begin when applications are received.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive employees. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.

Health Assessment Required:No

Advertised: 07 Oct 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 04 Nov 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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