Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Provides research and outreach support to the CDR Labs (17.5 hours per week).
Serves as project manager for studies that are conducted in the CDR Labs by CDR-affiliated faculty, graduate students, and postdocs.
Conducts study sessions and collects, enters and codes study data as needed.
Assists in recruitment and outreach needs for the CDR labs as needed.
Facilitaties interviewing, training, and mentoring CDR Labs research assistants.
Aids in maintaining operational records for the CDR Labs, and conducts and presents data analysis as needed from these records.
Attends weekly CDR staff meetings, and lab team meetings to report, review, and discuss operational procedures and outcomes.
Supports the organizing and staffing of CDR-sponsored events (Think Better lecture series, etc.) as needed.
Provides research and teaching related support to Professor Wu (9.5 hours per week).
Organizes data collection efforts for Professor Wu, as well as his graduate student and postdoctoral research teams.
Works with Professor Wu and his postdocs and graduate students to design, optimize, and troubleshoot study materials.
Collects data, manages and maintains datasets for studies conducted by the Wu Lab, and conducts and presents data analysis as needed.
Organizes, schedules, and attends lab meetings and related events for the Wu Lab.
Assists in research and preparation of materials related to course development for Professor Wu.
Manages expenses using UChicago ePayment and GEMS online systems.
Provides technical and administrative support for a research project.
May assist recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Is developing skills in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in the area of psychology, organizational behavior, or marketing.
At least two years of experience in conducting computer, web-based, and interpersonal interaction-based experiments.
Familiarity with behavioral science research methods.
Outstanding verbal, written, presentation and organizational skills.
Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
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