Research Coordinator, Computational Memory Laboratory, Department of Psychology
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Job Description Summary
The Computational Memory Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences is seeking to recruit a full-time research coordinator to assist the Principal Investigator (PI) with essential research operations in the laboratory, coordinating activities across several federally-funded research grants.
The research coordinator will have major responsibility for coordinating the administration and the day-to-day operations of multiple large-scale grants, interfacing with regulatory bodies (e.g., Penn Institutional Review Board) on new and continuing protocols, and preparing and editing grant applications, progress reports, and scientific manuscripts and presentations. The coordinator will work directly with the PI, helping to enhance his effectiveness by providing management support for his numerous projects and by representing him and acting on his behalf in interactions with funding agencies, university administrators, lab personnel, and colleagues and collaborators at varied academic and medical organizations. Other responsibilities include onboarding new lab personnel, supervision of part-time research staff (undergraduate RAs), and organization of research meetings. The research coordinator will also help to supervise data collection, activities supported by full-time lab personnel in our scalp EEG lab and patient studies at our clinical sites.
This position will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to act as the “right hand” to an academic leader who values focus, dedication, and hard work. The successful candidate will join a team of research scientists including postdoctoral researchers, PhD students, and post-baccalaureate researchers. This would be an ideal position for someone interested in ultimately pursuing graduate training in cognitive neuroscience, medicine, or psychology. For more information about the lab and our projects, please visit http://memory.psych.upenn.edu.
A 2-3 year minimum commitment is desired.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Bachelor's Degree with 1-2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Arts and Sciences
$36,401.00 - $65,521.00
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