Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park Ave Suite 2100. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This position will assist study coordinators with multiple aspects of the ongoing Optimism Study, a study investigating neural correlates and behavioral indicators of resiliency in children. Main responsibilities include 1) administering EEG/ERP to child participants (ages 4-to 8-years); 2) collecting behavioral data from children; and 3) overseeing recruitment, screening, scheduling, and organizational tasks. Must be able to work flexible hours, including a minimum of two Saturdays per month.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit, screen, schedule, track, and consent study participants via phone and in-person as research protocols dictate.
Interact with children ages 4- 8 in various experimental settings, including using behavioral assessments, cognitive tests, and computerized testing.
Administer electroencephalogram (EEG) to record event related potentials (ERPs) during cognitive tasks.
Document participant information and data gathered during testing using the REDCap research database.
Assist in other study related tasks including observational coding and data entry and cleaning.
Maintain protocol related records, proper documentation and record keeping.
Administrative tasks including organizing and managing subject databases, tracking and ordering supplies, etc.
Participate in the training and supervision of other team members as delegated.
Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant experience.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with young children (4-8 years old) and parents, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and some familiarity with EEG/ERP recording.
Working knowledge of excel or other basic data entry and managing.
Bachelors in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
The hiring range for this position is $15.54 - $19.05 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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