Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position Type : Full Time
The Center for Neuromodulation in Depression and Stress (CNDS) is seeking a research coordinator to work full-time on research studies focused on the neuroscience of depression, post-traumatic stress and anxiety. The research coordinator will work closely with the principal investigator as well as other collaborating investigators and CNDS staff in carrying out CNDS research. S/he will be trained to conduct human neuroimaging research with a number of tools, including transcranial magnetic simulation (TMS), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and psychophysiology tools such as electromyography and electrocardiography. S/he will also be trained to administer clinical scales with psychiatric patients. Primary responsibilities include collecting, maintaining, and organizing all questionnaires, assessments, demographic data, and imaging data of the participants. Additionally the coordinator will conduct recruitment, will screen and enroll potential study patients as specified per protocol, and the coordinator will also perform regulatory duties such as preparation and submission of regulatory documents through the IRB (initial submissions, amendments, and continuations). The research coordinator should be interested in and capable of developing skills across a number of research methodologies, neuroimaging software, and data analysis tools. Work hours will include evenings and Saturdays as needed to accommodate MRI scan calendar openings Position is contingent on continued funding.
Internal Number: 44359
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