Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Position will assist study coordinators in numerous components of the ongoing PED-SI (Mood, Emotion, and Stress in Youth) study. Main responsibilities include 1) assist with the Effortless Assessment of Risk States (EARS) tool, which is a software application that passively collects data from personal iOS and Android smartphones; 2) administering fMRIs with participants ages 12-15; 3) assisting with screening, scheduling, and organizational tasks; 4) administering EEG/ERP to children (ages 12-15).
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Handle the day-to-day logistics of the Effortless Assessment of Risk States (EARS) tool which is a software application that passively collects data from personal iOS and Android smartphones.Â Help troubleshoot, organize data, and provide reports to team as needed.
Screen, schedule, track, and consent study participants via phone and in-person as research protocols dictate.
Administer EEGs for child participants ages 12-15.Â Guide parents and participants through the process by providing thorough instructions and responding appropriately to subject questions.
Test participants (ages 12-15) using task-based functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and behavioral/cognitive/computerized testing per study protocol.
Maintain protocol-related records and documentation.
Obtain reliability on observational data coding and independently code at established pace.
Administrative tasks including organizing and managing subject databases, and tracking and ordering supplies.
Document participant information and data gathered during testing using the REDCap research database.
Participate in the training of other team members as delegated.
Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and a minimum of two Saturdays per month.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with children (12-15 years old) and parents.
Effective interpersonal and organizational skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Some familiarity with EEG/ERP recording and/or fMRI.
Working knowledge of excel or other basic data entry and managing.
Strong phlebotomy skills.
Bachelorâ™s degree or four years of relevant experience.
$16.17 - $23.47 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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