Candidates are being considered for a part-time Research Coordinator position in Dr. Johanna Bick’s Laboratory of Early Experiences and Development in the Department of Psychology at University of Houston. This position is to support research focused on examining neurodevelopmental outcomes in young children in the context of early adversity. The time commitment is 20 hours/wk ($12/hr) for at least one year.  We are looking for someone to start sometime between now and May/June 2021. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required.

For more information and to apply, please email resume/CV to Johanna Bick (" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> ) and Livia Merrill (" target="_blank" rel="noopener">).

Additional Details below:

Required Qualifications (Evidenced by an attached resume):
·       Experience in a research setting
·       Experience demonstrating professional competence in research activities.

Preferred Qualifications:
·       Bachelor’s degree (Foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Psychology, in hand or to be obtained by June 2021.
·       Bilingual in English/Spanish
·       Experience with data collection of young children/families.
·       Experience with data management in a research setting, including but not limited to pools such as REDCap/Qualtrics.
·       Experience with recruitment of and/or outreach to youth and families.
·       Experience with EEG, MRI, or other psychophysiological data collection.
·       Experience working with children and/or families.
·       Reliable transportation to Texas Medical Center and University of Houston
·       Availability on weekends

Brief Description of Duties:
The Research Coordinator will support a study examining a parenting intervention for children born premature, including effects on behavioral, electrophysiological, and neurodevelopmental outcomes. There are also opportunities to assist on other studies in the lab that include MRI, psychophysiological measures, neuropsychological and behavioral assessments. The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.

  • Run laboratory visits: manage, clean, and upkeep data before, during and after study visits
  • Coordinate contact with families to include outreach & recruitment
  • Schedule study visits
  • Conducting research visits, including psychophysiology
  • Assist with managing lab materials, including oversight and ordering
  • Assist with IRB compliance, progress reports
  • Other duties or projects as assigned