Research Coordinator I

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 26, 2023
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title: Research Coordinator I
Job Description

This position serves as a Research Coordinator for the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology in the Woods Neuromodulation Lab in the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory (CAM), coordinating with the department staff and faculty in all aspects of assigned research projects as directed. The incumbent will be under Associate Director of CAM for supervision, Dr. Adam Woods (

Conduct study visits following research related protocols, ensuring the safety of research and laboratory are met. Collect participant forms and documents such as consent forms, medical history, and medication inventory. Administer psychological questionnaires. Perform research procedures and tests such as magnetic resonance imaging, cognitive testing, physical performance testing.

Coordinate the daily activities of research studies. This includes scheduling research participants while observing study-imposed time windows. Track study activities and deviations. Work closely with Principal Investigators (PI) to identify, recruit and enroll potential study participants, which includes developing recruitment materials. Communicate with study Medical Director on participant adverse events (AEs) and serious adverse events (SAEs). Issue study documents, create and maintain source documents. Ensure that study documents are organized and preserved in the REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) system. As needed, assist with research billing documents, and assist with IRB reviews and other research related compliance reports and tasks.

Assist with communications to research participants, PI’s, and team members. Receive study participants and aide during the check-in & out process. Update participant tracking logs as needed. Maintain communication via phone and letters to study participants. Obtain quotes for lab equipment and coordinate purchase orders. Monitor lab supplies and notify appropriate personnel of replacement. As needed, perform phone screens, data entry, and IRB related clerical duties.

Oversee the research activities of OPS, Graduate Assistants, and volunteers. Assist with training new employees in research-related activities.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Expected Salary:

$42,000 - $45,000 annually; commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in human participant’s research studies.

  • Ability to work collaboratively.

  • Familiarity with UF research policies, procedures, and system (Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap), statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS)).

  • Previous research experience in study protocols, IRB, and managing research data.

  • Previous experience preparing research-related manuscripts and presentations, experience with
    quantitative sensory testing, MRI-related research, and safety.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (ex. Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and team building skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload a cover letter and resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical mission. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

This is a time-limited position.

Health Assessment Required: No