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The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington is the third largest department within the School of Medicine with 285 full-time faculty members, 515 clinical faculty members, and over 200 staff. Department faculty provide clinical services in 5 hospitals, 14 primary care locations, and several outpatient sites in addition to telepsychiatry consultations to more than 150 clinics in Washington and beyond. As the only academic Psychiatry department serving the five state WWAMI region (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho), the Department's highly competitive residency training programs in Psychiatry and Psychology train the next generation of Mental Health Professionals and Researchers. The Department's robust research portfolio totals about $30 million in grants and contracts per year for projects ranging from basic and clinical neurosciences to treatment development, health services research, and population health. The Department is recognized as an international leader in developing, testing, and implementing Collaborative Care, an integrated care model increasingly seen as a solution for population-based mental health care. Other areas of excellence include Addictions, Autism, and Services for High Risk Youth, Neurosciences, and Trauma. The Department is also developing innovative new programs in Technology and Mental Health, Global Mental Health, Maternal and Child Mental Health, and Targeted Intervention Development
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences currently has an outstanding opportunity for a RESEARCH STUDY COORDINATOR 1.
The employee this position will work closely with the Principal Investigator and colleagues on two NIH- funded projects. One, in its final year, is a 5-year NIH funded study examining the development and change in implicit cognitive processes as related to alcohol use and problems in the early years of college. The second project, in its second year, is a 5-year NIH funded study examining the development and change in cognitive processes related to identity as related to alcohol use and problems in the transition out of college. This position is an outstanding opportunity for individuals interested in gaining more experience before applying to graduate programs in clinical or social psychology.
Essential Job Functions Include the Following:
Prepare computer-based and assessment materials and training protocols;
Assist with preparing, reviewing, and modifying Human Subjects (IRB) forms;
Prepare timely status reports and updates for the Investigators;
Assist in modification of procedures for collecting and summarizing data; participate in the development of procedures for the design of measurement instruments and scoring systems;
Coordinate and conduct recruitment and retention communications to participants, including mailings, phone calling, text messaging, and emails;
Schedule participants, coordinate room assignments, and conduct lab- based study sessions with participants;
Coordinate subject payments for participation;
Maintain tracking database of study participants;
Perform data entry and analyses as needed and assist in data cleaning procedures;
Use statistical and/or database management programs to analyze data and prepare summary narrative reports, graphs, tables, charts and illustrations; assist in developing a computerized system for tracking study subjects; monitor data quality control to ensure adherence to study protocol;
Conduct literature reviews;
Assist in manuscript preparation and related activities;
Assist in recruiting and coordinating undergraduate research assistants;
Assist in project management/coordination of office support;
Perform the duties of Research Study Assistant;
May direct the work of assigned staff;
Perform related duties as required.
| Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Assistant OR equivalent education/experience. |
Experience with experimental psychology software packages and basic programming of experiments, including Inquisit, E-Prime, and/or MediaLab
Experience conducting lab-based experimental or clinical psychology participant sessions
Advanced computer skills using a range of software programs including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Comfortable talking with participants in person and over the phone.
Experience in manuscript preparation.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process :
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