The Department of Neurology seeks a Research Program Officer to work with Dr. Pelphrey to promote excellence and growth in autism research. This individual will be the main point of contact for a large study and duties will include: coordinating communication, developing IRB documents and coordinating events to promote outreach and collaboration.
Candidates must have a bachelor's degree and at least two years of previous experience in research. A masters degree and previous experience in Autism are preferred.
Research Program Officers serve as key staff members for a research program. They facilitate and coordinate planning and operational activities in support of the program's mission, and often assume responsibility for the implementation of a key initiative. Duties combine administrative responsibilities, research, and program outreach and promotion. They serve as subject matter experts in a relevant field of research. Their work is independent, and they may supervise staff.
This position is restricted and its continuation is contingent upon funding.
This position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 references.
Internal Number: R0001152
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