The Research Analyst I (TERM) is part of the research staff in the Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Natural Sciences at Vanderbilt University and is a position that will provide scientific support to leadership and for a variety of duties associated with the study and is responsible for participating in a wide range of activities involved with the study and participants. This position will oversee the IRB applications, maintain the existing qualitative or quantitative database. Reporting directly to the Principal Investigator of the lab, the Research Analyst I will interact with lab staff, faculty, and subject participants.
The internationally renowned Department of Psychology houses several award-winning professors who are distinguished scholars in their respective fields and who are dedicated to providing world-class education and training to our undergraduate and graduate students. While our course curriculum encompasses all of the sub-disciplines of Psychology, the research of our faculty centers around three major areas: Clinical Science, Cognition and Cognitive Neurosciences, and Neuroscience.
NOTE: A Term position is a staff position that exists for a period longer than six months but is not expected to last beyond one year. Although a position may exist for a specified or indefinite period, staff who accept term positions are not guaranteed employment for the entire period; they are employed for indefinite periods within the limit of the appointment. There are no guarantees of continued employment, either within the term or when the term ends.
Duties and Responsibilities
Recruit/enroll research participants.
Schedule and coordinate participant's visits.
Administer psychological tests.
Coordinate fMRI data collection.
Manage electronic and paper databases.
Manage intra-lab communications and scheduling.
Additional duties as assigned.
This position does not have supervisory responsibility. This position reports administratively to the Administrative Manager and functionally to the Principle Investigator.
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or related areas.
Previous research experience.
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Strong communication skills.
Candidate must be comfortable working with individuals with schizophrenia and related conditions.
Experience with data analysis software is preferred.
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Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.
Internal Number: 10000526
About Vanderbilt University
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