Senior Clinical Research Coordinator - Neuroscience
Company: Washington University
Posted on: September 21, 2022
The Kepecs lab is seeking a clinical research coordinator to help
us establish our new computational psychiatry program. We are
developing an exciting, neuroscientifically motivated, approach to
quantitative diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders. As a
part of our fast-moving, dynamic research environment you will have
the potential to help us improve our understanding and treatment of
human mental health.
The goal of this position is to help the Kepecs laboratory
establish, run, and perform data analysis of computational
psychiatry studies in large-scale online or patient cohorts. To
achieve this goal the candidate will interface with clinicians at
WashU, collaborate with ongoing clinical trials, and manage online
recruiting and data analysis.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Primary liaison to PI in developing plans for research projects
and discussing the interpretation of results; collaborates in the
preparation of manuscripts for publication and preparation of grant
proposals to sponsoring agencies; assists in the preparation of
amendments to protocols and/or modifications to study design as
- Responsible for the development of forms, questionnaires, and
the application of research techniques; assists in writing
instructional procedure manuals for study progress, data collection
and coding; reviews journals, abstracts and scientific literature
to keep abreast of new developments and to obtain information
regarding previous studies to aid in the planning of new
- Designs, implements and manages all phases of study/protocol;
ensures compliance with protocol guidelines and requirements of
regulatory agencies; identifies problems and/or inconsistencies and
monitors participant's progress to include documentation and
reporting of adverse events; resolves IRB/protocol management
issues and recommends corrective action as appropriate; serves as
liaison with funding or sponsoring agency.
- Provides guidance to members of research team in the
implementation and evaluation of clinical research; trains new
staff; may serve as lead or as point of reference for other
research coordinators for questions, staff scheduling, feedback on
- Evaluates and interprets collected clinical data in conjunction
with PI as appropriate; prepares oral or written presentations or
reports and analyses setting forth progress trends and provides
recommendations or conclusion of the same.
- Performs other duties incidental to the work described
- Master's degree in a related field:
Psychology/Neuroscience/Biology or a technical field such as Math,
Computer Science, or Engineering.
- Working knowledge of techniques and methodologies used in
developing, coordinating and managing clinical research
- Working knowledge of database management, spreadsheet and
statistical analysis software.
- Computational skills: Some familiarity with machine
- Psychophysics: Any experience designing or running human
psychophysics experiments would be a major advantage.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Experience with technical writing.
Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of three years of clinical
research experience with some level of lead or supervisory
experience required; master's degree or a combination of work and
education equaling seven years may substitute for this
$59,300.00 - $92,000.00 / Annually
The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a
given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the
range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications
and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates
for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be
required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position.
The screenings will include criminal background check and, as
applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen,
an 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.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a
comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees.
Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time
equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit
our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of
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