Laboratory Coordinator, Child Development Laboratory, University of Maryland

The Child Development Lab (CDL) at the University of Maryland under the direction of Nathan Fox is searching for an individual to assume the position of Laboratory Coordinator to be available by August 15. The Laboratory Coordinator responsibilities include management of an active developmental research laboratory where multiple NIH funded studies occur. It involves working with both US and foreign institutions on management of Institutional Review Board submissions, and general study logistics (coordinating travel, scheduling meetings), as well as assisting the Project Manager with other grant related activities such as budget development and grant submission. The Lab Coordinator also manages the day-to-day activities of the CDL including, monitoring and ordering supplies, onboarding and offboarding staff, making purchases, overseeing participant compensation, submitting departmental requests, maintaining grant-related documents, maintaining the lab website, creating agendas, running lab meetings, and training lab staff on University and lab policies. Information regarding current ongoing studies at the CDL can be found at cdl.umd.edu/current-studies/. Opportunities will be available to interested persons to work on lab related research.


Minimum Qualifications: BA or BS in psychology, public administration or related field and a minimum of 2 year post-bac research experience in the social sciences. Skills should include familiarity with Excel and understanding of IRB study protocol submissions. The position requires keen attention to detail, organizational and planning abilities, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferences: BA or BS with Two years of research experience is preferred.

There are no physical demands.

Additional Information:  TO apply, please provide cover letter describing research and lab experience, names and contact info of at least three references, and a CV or Resume to Julie Staples-Watson () and Nathan Fox ().

 

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