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University of Rochester Human Subject Res Coordinator - 236384 in Rochester, New York

Human Subject Res Coordinator Job ID 236384

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 051 Psychiatry M&D Research


8:30 AM-5 PM



The Thompson lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester is searching for a full-time Research Coordinator to work on behavioral and electroencephalography (EEG) studies of perceptual and related symptoms (e.g., auditory hallucinations) of psychotic disorders. Duties of the position include: (a) recruiting, screening, and scheduling appointments with research participants; (b) conducting diagnostic and symptom interviews; (c) administering perceptual and cognitive measures; (d) facilitating and assisting with audiological and EEG sessions; (e) preparing materials for IRB review; (f) maintaining and updating study databases; (g) data analysis; (h) performing literature searches; (i) preparing written scientific results for publication and conference presentations; (j) coordinating and supervising tasks across different members of the research team; and (k) assisting with administrative/clerical duties, as needed.


Participant recruitment

  • Works with the PI to develop, implement and evaluate recruitment strategies;

  • Carries out face-to-face recruitment strategies (e.g., presentations, recruitment events, informational sessions) at the UR and other local clinics and settings serving individuals with serious psychiatric conditions.

    Participant screening, assessment, and retention

  • Conducts diagnostic, symptom, perceptual, and cognitive assessments with study participants;

  • Takes appropriate steps to ensure the safety of participants;

  • Provides outreach to study participants to maximize their retention in the project.

    Data management

  • Ensures the integrity and security of all paper and electronic data;

  • Assists with, and oversees, the cleaning and entering of data into databases.

    Lab Coordination/Supervision

  • Develops and updates study protocols and lab manuals;

  • Initiates IRB project approval process for new protocols and project amendments;

  • Assists with training, supervising, and mentoring students and/or interns, and junior members of the team.

    Reporting and dissemination

  • Assists the PI in the development, writing, and editing of presentations and publications of study findings;

  • Prepares data reports to sponsoring agencies/institutions, as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience or a related field required

  • 1 year of experience in human subject research coordination, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; experience in administering clinical instruments such as the SCID and BPRS or PANSS; and experience in clinical research or services focused on serious psychiatric conditions preferred.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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