Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-30
The Sensing Systems for Health Lab (S2He) at the University of Virginia, under the direction of Laura Barnes, PhD seeks applicants for a full-time Research Coordinator to start June 1, 2021 (though specific start date is negotiable). The funding this position comes from multiple sources, but is broadly focused on digital health interventions targeted at health and wellness. The S2He lab i fuses computational methods with technology such as smartphones and wearables to design intelligent systems for understanding the dynamics and personalization of health and well-being.
To that end, we conduct studies in a variety of populations and chronic diseases (cancer patients, mental health disorders, students, etc.) using both lab-based and remote (web and mobile) data collections. Duties will include coordinating participant recruitment, preparation of study materials, curating and organizing data, training other research assistants, participant assessments, and data management. The Research Coordinator will also have opportunities to co-author scientific papers and conduct independent research.
Qualified candidates must have an Associate’s degree, equivalent experience or course work will be considered in lieu of a degree. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, biomedical sciences, or related STEM discipline. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong background in empirical research, ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously, excellent communication skills, and a conscientious work style. Candidates with experience with computer programming and/or quantitative data analyses are particularly encouraged to apply (though prior experience in these areas is not essential).
This position is restricted and is contingent upon the continuation of funding. It is expected that this position will last a minimum of one year.
This position will remain open until filled. Review of Applicants will begin May 10, 2021. This is a Non-Exempt level, benefited position. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Ashley Cochran, Senior Recruiter at email@example.com.
Please apply through Workday, and search for "Research Coordinator". Complete an application online and attach a cover letter and CV/resume all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.
The University of Virginia welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment, and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, 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 or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.