Psychology: Project Coordinator in The Behavior, Emotions, and Relationships laboratory at Miami University to work on a study funded by a grant from the National Institute for Mental Health.  This is a one-year appointment and will require a commitment through the end of June 2022. Position is renewable based on performance and funding. This position will be located in Oxford, Ohio and will require some reimbursable travel within Butler and Hamilton Counties, Ohio. The project examines anxiety and psychophysiological/biological mechanisms of transmission in mothers and their infants. 

Duties will include and are not limited to assisting with participant recruitment and retention; Entering and maintaining data in a database; Assisting faculty with IRB submissions, modifications, renewals, and final reports; Collecting behavioral, survey, and psychophysiological/biological data with mother-infant participants; Assisting faculty with evaluating data and preparing reports, and coding videorecorded behavioral data.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or closely related field by date of appointment; experience with psychological or medical research and experience working with children.  Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with Microsoft Office suite, Qualtrics, and SPSS; experience with psychophysiological data collection, experience working with infants.  Be very detail-oriented; have excellent oral and written communication skills; have the ability to work independently as well as within a team setting on multiple tasks; and be comfortable with multidisciplinary teams and diverse populations.

Submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application.  Inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Kiel at . Screening of applications will begin June 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


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