The primary focus of this position will be coordinating and conducting structured/semi-structured assessments with adolescents and young adults who have anorexia nervosa and related conditions.
The Research Program Coordinator is responsible for participant recruitment, protocol implementation, data entry/management, and supporting the Principal Investigator in research-related activities (e.g., literature reviews, preliminary data analyses, manuscript preparation).
Complete telephone screening procedures, and independently administer and score screening tools.
Responds to phone and email inquiries in a timely fashion.
Keeps records of advertising if indicated.
Maintains database of current, potential and declined subjects.
Compile and maintain IRB protocols.
Oversees and conducts data collection including administering structured and semi-structured interviews (e.g., EDE, C/Y-BOCS, Y-BOCS-EDE)as well as computer tasks
Administration of intelligence tests as needed.
Coordinate schedule and reminder calls for study visits, and preparation of study materials.
Data Management and Analysis
After data is obtained, reviews all forms for completeness and accuracy and obtains clarification or corrections if necessary.
Maintains study records in an organized manner.
Trains and supervises students or interns on data management.
Develops and maintains research databases.
Data cleaning and organization, including data reduction.
Assists with analyzing results and compiling findings.
Double data entry and data checking, including supervision of students and interns completing data entry.
Publication/Presentation/Grant Preparation Support
Supports PI in preparing PowerPoint presentations, publications, progress reports and grant applications emanating from this research.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in related discipline (e.g., Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or other related field). Master’s degree preferred.
Some related research experience in adolescent and/or young adult populations.
Additional education may substitute for required experience, and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Related experience in data collection, and management and/or analysis is preferred.
Experience with administration of structured and semi-structured interviews (e.g., C/Y-BOCS, EDE, Y-BOCS-ED) and intelligence tests (e.g., WTAR, WASI) is preferred.
Knowledge/proficiency with statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, STATA, MPLUS), and database management (e.g., developing databases in REDCap, Microsoft Access, or SPSS) is desirable.
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Ability to stand, walk or sit for an extended period of time.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole
hand(s), or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard.
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see within normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Classified Title: Research Program Coordinator Working Title: Research Program Coordinator Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CD Starting Salary Range: Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003136-SOM Psy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Personnel area: School of Medicine
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