The Psychology Associate, Research will conduct rehabilitation research data collection, analysis and interpretation for various research studies and grants, with a focus on pediatric brain injury, under the direction of the Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatrics.
Oversee and manage assigned employee’s performance, including performance on various research study protocols, scheduling, leave approval, and overtime hours.
Maintains and manages research databases of study participants, responsible for ensuring accuracy of data collection, data entry and adherence to established research guidelines.
Conducts research interviews, screens subjects for participation in various research studies.
Prepares Institutional Review Board applications and maintains regulatory documents for Institutional Review Board compliance for various research projects.
Recruits research subjects and coordinates research visits. Meets with the participant and parent and/or guardian of the research participant to review and obtain consent for participation.
May perform educational, developmental, cognitive or other forms of testing as required with research participants.
Trains and oversees performance of others (e.g., research assistants, trainees, fellows) to assist with maintaining databases, institutional review board applications, regulatory documentation, study recruitment, interviews, and behavioral testing.
Analyzes behavioral data, generates reports and builds queries.
Assists with processing and analyzing neuroimaging data.
Assists with planning and developing survey instruments.
Participates in development of grant proposals and manuscript preparation including, but not limited to, conducting literature searches, performing data analyses, and assisting in the writing of manuscripts and grants.
Orients students, research assistants and authorized visitors to the department and research protocols.
Designs and conducts research experiments under the direction of the Associate Professor.
Schedules and participates in research meetings.
Master’s degree in psychology required
Must have 2 years’ experience working in a research setting with human subjects
Some professional experience in a pediatric setting preferred
Internal Number: 5240
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