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Psychology/Neuroscience Clinical Research Coordinator

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
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Full Time
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Job Description

The Clinical Research Coordinator/Associate will be expected to provide subject matter expertise in the areas of symptom and psychiatric diagnostic assessment, project management, empirically supported psychotherapy, and/or team supervision. Primary responsibilities will include study management, symptom assessment and structured diagnostic interviews, tracking rater reliability, study fidelity and adherence, participant recruitment and oversight, research compliance (including IRB protocols), forming liaisons with clinical professionals, and maintaining the integrity of participant databases. The Clinical Research Coordinator/Associate will oversee a junior clinical research team including training and supervising junior staff in all aspects of the research process (e.g., assessment administration, basic research design, participant recruitment, assessment and retention, and data reduction and analysis). The successful candidate will be skilled with monitoring and adjusting priorities, problem solving, and generally ensuring the day-to-day implementation of the research programs. The Clinical Coordinator/Associate is an essential member of the research team and will be expected to regularly interact with research collaborators, hospital and community clinicians, and research administrators on behalf of the principal investigators. Opportunities to participate in manuscript and/or grant preparation are available for interested and motivated candidates.

Required Qualifications

1) MA/MS in psychology (clinical, counseling, or related area)

2) two years of research or patient care experience with adolescents and/or adults

3) experience administering evidence-based assessments

4) demonstrated attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Clinical trials experience and/or PhDs will be considered favorably.

Preferred Qualifications

1) experience with semi-structured psychiatric diagnostic interviews (e.g., Structured Clinical Interview for DSM 5, Mini Neuropsychiatric Interview)

2) empirically supported psychotherapy or research experience with major depression, anxiety, and/or substance use disorders in adolescents or adults

3) study management or clinical trials experience

4) facility with basic statistical methods. Licensure in field of training will be considered favorably.

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The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Pamela Stell at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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