Senior Research Coordinator - Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences, School of Engineering - (19001838)
This is a limited term position for 1 year. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CABCS) is seeking a Senior Research Coordinator. Under supervision of Principal Investigators, this position will be expected to work both independently and collaboratively to execute human subjects research related to characterizing cognitive performance of individuals and teams working in high stakes environments.
Under general supervision of the Principal Investigator or Project Manager, the Senior Research Coordinator executes protocols for clinical research studies. Conducts subject interviews and/or visits including administering questionnaires, performing anthropometrics and collecting samples or data. Coordinates screening, scheduling and enrollment of subjects. Assists in designing strategies for recruitment and community outreach. May oversee data collection and training of new employees and/or student assistants.
Under general supervision of Principal Investigators, the Senior Research Coordinator executes study protocols in the area of human perception and cognition, recommending modifications where needed. This role will also:
Administers maximum oxygen uptake (V02 max) tests to test baseline physical fitness, as well as cognitive and emotional tasks during exercise at varying levels of intensity and duration
Coordinates recruitment, screening, scheduling, and consenting of study participants
Assists in preparing human use protocols for initial and continuing reviews
Monitors study related supplies and equipment
Independently execute data collection with specialized equipment, to include fNIRs, eye-tracking, etc.
Processes and tracks study participant payments
Organize and prepare study data; assist in data analysis using a variety of software platforms
Assists in manuscript preparation and data presentation at professional conferences
Assists in CABCS tours and demonstrations for visitors and collaborators
Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years' experience in a clinical research setting.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
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