The MIDB is dedicated to fostering the healthy brain function of children across the lifespan with the mission to set and maintain a healthy trajectory for all children toward positive life outcomes through early neurobehavioral and mental health assessment, innovative targeted interventions, informed policy-making, compassionate child-advocacy, and community education. The MIDB’s mission of basic and clinical research in the field of neurobehavioral development is supported by multiple cores including: Analytics, Informatics, Neuroimaging, Human Phenotyping, Translational Neuroscience, Neurointervention, Community Integration and Education, and Global Health. The MIDB Research Associate works with the Human Phenotyping Core to provide professional study coordination, data acquisition, and study management for MIDB research projects.
Research Project Coordination - 50% - Recruit and enroll eligible subjects in accordance with research protocols, Good Clinical Practice, and University of Minnesota Policies - Obtain informed consent from study participants; conduct follow-up outreach to study participants - Assist with scheduling study visits in accordance with research protocols - Maintain professional clearances/human studies training in order to be fully qualified to work with sensitive data as promulgated by the IRB, HIPAA, and other regulatory agencies - Recruit, supervise and train study RAs responsible for data collection
Data Acquisition - 50% - Assist with electrophysiologic, biometric, and psychometric testing of developmental populations across multiple projects - Acquire form and survey data for projects - Train and serve as a resource for other staff in electrophysiologic, biometric, and psychometric assessments - Maintain study records, databases and accurate data entry
All required qualifications must be documented on application material
Required Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree plus two years of work experience or a combination of work and educational experience to equal six years - Must have good interpersonal communication skills to work with parents and children - At least one year experience collecting research data and/or conducting research visits with developmental populations - Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and collaboratively - Demonstrated ability to maintain deadlines and prioritize assignments - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail - Ability to progress multiple projects simultaneously - Ability to work flexible schedule - some study management and/or visits may require early morning, evening, or weekend work
Preferred Qualifications: - Working knowledge of regulations associated with clinical research and research with protected populations - Experience administering behavioral and cognitive assessments (ex: NIH Toolbox, Stanford-Binet) - Experience working with infants/children - Experience recruiting and/or supervising undergraduate researchers - Experience with data management systems (ex: REDCAP)
Internal Number: 340033
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