The University of Maryland Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab directed by Dr. Elizabeth Redcay ( <> ) is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator (formal title: Faculty Specialist) beginning Summer 2021. This position is supported by a new grant examining biopsychosocial predictors of loneliness in typically-developing and autistic adolescents. Our methods include functional and structural MRI, behavioral measures, and experience sampling methods. This is an excellent position for anyone who would like to pursue graduate work in psychology or clinical or developmental neuroscience. We encourage applicants with a background in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, human development, communication, or related to apply.


Responsibilities will include management and coordination of aspects of large-scale longitudinal projects including participant recruitment, data collection, and data management. The ideal applicant will have experience with data management tools (e.g., redcap), excellent organizational, interpersonal, and multi-tasking abilities, and experience working with families and children with autism. There may be opportunities for presenting data at conferences and co-authoring publications.


Salary will be competitive commensurate with experience and includes health benefits. Application review will begin immediately. This is a 2-year position. To apply please email your application to Elizabeth Giacobbe ( <> ). Application materials should include a cover letter detailing qualifications and interest, CV (with GPA), relevant coursework or transcript, and (at least) 2 references who can provide letters upon request.


The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer with a commitment to racial, cultural, and gender diversity.  We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.