Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Center for the Science of Social Connection has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Study Coordinator Lead. Working with the Associate Directors at the Center for the Science of Social Connection (CSSC). This position is part-time .58 FTE.
The Center for the Science of Social Connection has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Study Coordinator Lead. Working with the Associate Directors at the Center for the Science of Social Connection (CSSC), the Research Coordinator Lead will 1) oversee the Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) dissemination and implementation program, which addresses the major public health issues of loneliness and social isolation through the Awareness, Courage and Love (ACL) Global Project; 2) lead randomized controlled ACL studies involving 6-session groups on a quarterly basis; 3) develop and manage the design, implementation of research and evaluation processes. 4) ensure that accurate and compelling data are integrated into communications, public relations and social media for global project; 5) analyze and interpret data, and assist in writing up studies for publication
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Under general direction and supervision of the Associate Directors of CSSC, perform work using knowledge and experience specific to the functions and activities of implementation and dissemination related to Functional Analytic Psychotherapy and the Awareness, Courage and Love global project. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Under general direction, lead and coordinate research studies involving human subjects and requiring application of knowledge and skills specific to our studies.
Participate in training and orienting new staff; assist in preparation of written instructions for clinic procedures;
Coordinate subject recruitment and participation in study and identify subject populations;
Interpret and apply study protocol;
Draft forms, questionnaires and clinic procedures for collecting and summarizing observations and data;
Establish and maintain contact with community agencies, health care providers, and/or study sponsors; inform sponsors of current status of research;
Assist in modifying procedures for collecting and summarizing data; assist in the design of measurement instruments and scoring systems;
Review status of research study to ensure adherence to research protocols and take action to correct problems such as deviation from protocol requirements;
Use statistical and database management programs to analyze data;
Interpret results and determine whether they are consistent with experimental goals;
Prepare reports, graphs, tables, charts and illustrations;
Monitor data quality control to ensure adherence to study protocol;
Prepare human subjects applications, consent forms and progress reports for institutional review board;
Oversee and train 499 and honors students;
Perform related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Coordinator OR equivalent education/experience .
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Familiarity with the principles of behavior change and social connection
Ability to write and submit IRB research proposals
Data analysis, writing research studies up for publication
Comfort and experience with general internet/web-based research
Reliable, able to work independently, with planned instruction and guidance
Professional and mature experience working with diverse constituents and communities
Experience in leading/co-leading trainings with diverse groups of people
Experience with principles of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy and the Awareness, Courage & Love global project
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