Research Coordinator, The WELL Center, Department of Psychology, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Applicants are being sought for a half-time or full-time research coordinator position in the WELL Center (an expansion of the Laboratory for Innovations in Health-Related Behavior Change) at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, under the direction of Drs. Evan Forman and Adrienne Juarascio.
Drs. Forman and Juarascio are conducting multiple NIH-funded clinical trials in the areas of: (1) using innovative approaches to improve diet, health and weight, including new forms of behavioral treatment and technology-based interventions; (2) treatment outcome for adults with eating and weight disorders; (3) the use of acceptance-based behavioral approaches; (4) computerized "brain training" neurocognitive trainings; and (5) smartphone app-based machine learning interventions and algorithm-based optimized interventions.
Coordinator responsibilities will include coordination of one or more existing trials. Study coordination includes: helping to develop study protocols; scheduling and conducting participants’ clinical research assessments; tracking participant progress; managing data and coordinating data collection; maintaining contact and approvals with NIH and IRB; and supervising part-time research assistants. Advanced skills in data management and data tracking/analysis software (e.g., REDCap, SPSS, Microsoft Access, Excel) are a plus.
Opportunities also will be available, as desired, for grant application preparation, research diagnostic assessment training, additional data analysis, and preparation of poster presentations and/or manuscripts related to the projects. Coordinators also have the opportunity to be exposed to treatment provision.
- BA or BS degree is required.
- Coursework and/or work experience related to the conduct of clinical research.
- Prior experience coordinating clinical research preferred.
- This position is excellent preparation for individuals who wish to pursue graduate study in clinical psychology or a related area.
Start date is flexible, but July 1, 2017 is preferable. Candidates will be asked to commit to staying in the position until the summer of 2019.
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