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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychiatry. The position is located at 4444 Forest Park. 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 assessment of infants and their primary caregivers in dyadic interactions and infant socio-emotional and cognitive assessments.� The study is conducted in 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).� This individual will be supervised by Dr. Luby, as well as the other PI’s and Co-Is with expertise in specific aspects of the planned assessments.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Screen, schedule, track, and consent study participants via phone and in-person as research protocols dictate.
Interact with children ages 1-3 in various experimental settings including interviews and dyadic behavioral assessments between caregiver and child.
Administer EEGs for child participants ages 1-3.� Guide parents and participants through the process by providing thorough instructions and responding appropriately to subject concerns.
Maintain protocol-related records and documentation.
Administer child behavioral assessments and eye-tracking assessments to child participants ages 1-3.
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 and supervision of other team members as delegated.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and Saturday availability is required for this position.
Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with young children (1-3 years old) and parents, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and some familiarity with EEG and eyetracking.
Working knowledge of Excel or other basic data entry and managing.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, 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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