Essential Functions: Oversee daily operations and management of staff within a research laboratory of the Department of Psychiatry. Support research conducted by Interventional Psychiatry and Neuromodulation Research Division involving clinical and basic research in related disciplines. Work with patients and research subjects throughput in a clinical/translational research environment. Establish, run, and maintain processes for collection of high-fidelity neural and other physiologic recording. Establish, run, and maintain processes for collection of high-fidelity psychometric and physiometric outcomes, including psychological scales, clinical assessment, physiologic maneuvers, psychological interventions. Development of automated data analysis and storage workflow. Development of machine-learning algorithms (MLAs) for future analysis of large datasets. Provides research coordination to facilitate participation in relevant research studies, obtain high-fidelity data, and maintain regulatory compliance. Coordinate with department review board and IRB to maintain compliance. Work with finance, purchasing, and suppliers to maintain equipment and disposable supply. Reports to the Division Director, Interventional Psychiatry and Neuromodulation Research.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide overall leadership and direction to lab staff. Set expectations and focus, assign duties, delegate responsibilities, evaluate activities, prepare performance appraisals and professional development plans. Under general supervision, coordinates, performs, and trains personnel in a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules, including but not limited to biospecimen collection, neuroimaging, neural time series recording and psychophysiological testing. Under general supervision, coordinates, performs, and trains personnel in recruiting, screening, identifying, contacting, interviewing participants to obtain data for assigned research projects. (Interviews may be conducted in person, in a clinical setting, the subject's residence, or by telephone) Coordinate and monitor lab safety compliance. Organize and manage laboratory schedules to ensure staffing levels are established for a successful unit. Manage daily operations of the clinical laboratory. Manage staffing of a multiple level research team.Optimize types and availability of supplies and equipment including managing cost, contracts and maintenance. Maintain relationships with vendors to ensure appropriate resources are available for research projects.Work closely with other researchers within the department regarding laboratory services to complete original and ongoing research and to ensure rapid and impactful publication of research results. Coordinates with institutional review board (IRB) and other entities.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree in a scientific subject discipline. Knowledge of the principles of mental health clinical practices.Knowledge of organization policies and procedures.Ability to interpret and communicate clinical and professional rules, regulations and procedures.Strong quantitative and qualitative communication skills.Experience with patients in a clinical setting.Excellent written and oral communication skills.Full computer literacy, including Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, and remote web-based applications. The ability to work effectively with people from a variety of socio-culturally diverse backgrounds. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.
Internal Number: 76_208408
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