Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: 1307 E. 60th Street
Unit-specific Responsibilities 1. Manage recruitment of and relationships with early childhood development centers and schools participating in research
Lead efforts on recruitment of research sites for project beginning in Fall 2020
Lead efforts to keep school and early childhood development center staff and administration apprised of research projects
Serve as lead in managing the relationship between the BIP Lab and the centers/schools
2. Responsible for managing the onboarding , performance and time tracking of field research assistants
Lead the interview and onboarding process for new field research assistantsÂ
Provide ongoing coaching to field research assistants to ensure high quality performance
Review and approve research assistant timeÂ
3. Interpret protocol outlined in the research initiative
Identify resources and tools to address study needs and potential site constraints
Determine participant eligibility based on IRB guidelines and regulations
Contribute recommendations to enhance methodology and protocol of the study
4. Provide technical support to preschool centers participating in research
Lead undergraduate and masters-level research assistants through research protocol both on site and at the University
When necessary, willingness to go into the field and administer written and verbal surveys, obtain consent from research participants, and ensure integrity of research protocol
5. Support project development of current and other ongoing research endeavors
Support study design and preparation efforts such as coordination of survey development and editing
Recruit research participants on site and via phone call/text messages
Track and process payments for research participants per study and University protocol
6. Contribute to the maintenance and integrity of the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Labâ™s research efforts and data collection
Manage files according to IRB confidentiality guidelines and ensure the security of participant data
7. Provide regular updates to supervisor and monitor the progress of research
Draft reports about on-site activity
Develop memos summarizing data collection
8. Other responsibilities may include:
Support development of anticipated and other ongoing research endeavors
Provide support for budget and timeline development in addition to determining personnel and other resource needs
Transcribe, enter, and code qualitative data for ongoing research projects
1) Organized, strong analytical skills, exhibits strong attention to detail, takes initiative, effective time management
2) Excellent team player â“ collaborative, reliable, ability to receive and give constructive feedback, flexible, supportive
3) Ability to problem solve with minimal supervision, exercise good judgment, prioritize, make decisions, and to work under pressure during high volume times.
4)Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
1) Masterâ™s degree
1) Driverâ™s license and willingness to travel to research sites. Ownership of a vehicle is not a requirement.
2) Experience working with Qualtrics.
3) Experience managing student research assistants.
4) Prior experience working with low-income communities.
1) Resume 2) Cover letter NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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