Job no: 518935
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Department:16400100 - LS-PSYCHOLOGY-GENERAL
Research Coordinator II
Job Description:The Brain, Cognition and Development Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the University of Florida is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified individual to fill a Research Programs Services Coordinator II position. This position will be responsible for the coordination and daily management of cognitive neuroscience assessments (MRI, EEG) for an NIH-funded research multi-site cohort of pregnant women and their children through age 10. This position will work closely with the principal investigators (PI’s) and the study team to facilitate all aspects of the MRI and EEG data collection. This position includes programming and running experiments; entering and processing data; working with technical software; troubleshooting technical difficulties; preparing rooms, computers, and research related equipment for testing; managing data quality control, documentation, ensuring data upload and back-up, working with the Department Psychology staff to purchase supplies and equipment, and maintaining general laboratory equipment include net maintenance, computers, and networks used for this project. The Research Coordinator II will work with project staff to help schedule participants and ensure staffing during testing and will work with the larger NIH consortium Data Core to ensure procedures are being followed and data quality benchmarks are being met. This position will help train graduate students/undergraduates/staff on study procedures, and create/maintain training documentation and report research-related outcomes to Dr. Scott and the Research Team. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Testing infants and children using MRI and EEG methods, including scheduling, testing preparation, data processing and transforming and uploading collected data.
Maintaining project timelines, schedule, staffing and data organization, completing data quality control reports and presenting reports to project PIs.
Troubleshooting technical problems or issues. Implementing corrective measures if data benchmarks or quality control metrics are not being met.
Assists with training graduate students/undergraduates/staff on study procedures, and helps create/maintain training documentation.
Maintaining project compliance with regulations including NIH consortium protocols as well as IRB and EEG/MRI safety procedures.
Assists with preparation of progress reports and manuscripts, including performing literature searches, data analysis and creating figures using R, and formatting references/reports.Expected Salary:
The salary range is $44,000 - $50,500, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science or a related field and both MRI and EEG research and testing experience with infants and children.Experience in research management and training.Advanced computer programming skills and experience using Excel, RedCap, E-prime, Netstation, Matlab, and/or R. Excellent written & oral communication skills and experience working with a diversity of families with young children.Ability to work independently and to collaborate with faculty and staff at multiple levels.Special Instructions to Applicants:In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
This is a time-limited position.
Health Assessment Required:No
Advertised: 16 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Dec 2021 Eastern Standard Time