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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position will assist study coordinators in numerous phases of the Early Life Adversity, Biological Embedding, and Risk for Developmental Precursors of Mental Disorders (eLABE) study currently ongoing at the Early Emotional Development Program.� The study involves the departments of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Neurology.� This individual will be responsible for sample collection, behavioral assessments with participants (12-36 months), administering EEG and eye tracking in infants and toddlers (12-36 months), and the 2 year old MRI sessions. They will be trained in QA procedures during scanning and will also review the results of the validation pipelines to ensure complete and accurate capture of all data. They will be trained in QA procedures for EEG and eye tracking administration and will be expected to validate pipelines and process EEG and eye tracking data. This individual will be supervised by Drs. Luby and Smyser, as well as the other Co-Is with expertise in specific aspects of the planned assessments. Some evening and Saturday availability is required for this position.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Interact with children ages 0-3 in various experimental settings including interviews, scans, EEG, eye tracking, and childcare.
Screen, consent, and schedule participants via phone and in-person as research protocols dictate.
Administer 3-4 behavioral assessments per week to parent-child dyads, overseeing set-up, coding, and data entry in a timely manner.
Administration of EEGs and fMRIs for infant/toddler participants (12-36 months).� Guide parents and children through the process by providing thorough instructions and responding appropriately to subject concerns.
Maintain protocol-related records and documentation using REDCap database.
Process EEG and eye tracking data and validate pipelines as per on-the-job training.
Administrative tasks such as organizing and managing subject databases, tracking and ordering supplies, working with the IRB to oversee compliance of research protocol.
Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant experience.
Bachelors in Psychology, Social Work or related field with 1-2 years of experience preferred.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with parents, infants, and toddlers, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, ability to adapt and learn quickly, and familiarity with PC-based computer systems.
The hiring range for this position is $15.54 - $19.05 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
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Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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