Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Apr 12 2019 Job Description:
The Risk Behaviors and Suicide Prevention lab, directed by Dr. Amy Brausch at Western Kentucky University, is accepting applications for a Research Coordinator/Lab Management position. The Research Coordinator will be expected to coordinate an NIMH funded project on adolescent nonsuicidal self-injury and suicide risk. This study examines how emotion regulation deficits interact with nonsuicidal self-injury in the prediction of suicide risk over time in a sample of community adolescents.
This is a temporary full-time position scheduled through June 30, 2020. Continuation is dependent upon funding/need.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Project Coordination: tracking project goals, working with PI to come up with timelines and schedules for school visits and data collection, assisting lab mates with data collection at schools, tracking recruitment and enrollment, organizing paperwork and participants' private information.
Data Management: create and manage datasets in SPSS, which include survey and behavioral tasks data, supervise undergraduate Research Assistants, preparing data for submission to the NIH. May also include financial Tracking, making purchases, requesting funds for participant payments, settling receipts.
Administrative Duties: coordinating rooms and meetings, handling IT tasks, maintaining IRB compliance, completing compliance training and tracking others' completion.
Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field by summer 2019
Salary Grade: 107 Salary Range: $15.31 - $16.41
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