Research data manager position in Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience (Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School)
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The Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience directed by Charles A. Nelson at Boston Children’s Hospital <www.childrenshospital.org/research-and-innovation/research/labs/laboratories-of-cognitive-neuroscience> is seeking a full-time Research Data Manager to work on four dynamic research projects: The Bucharest Early Intervention Project (BEIP), Early Institutionalization Intervention Impact Project (EI3), the Bangladesh Early Adversity Neuroimaging Project (BEAN), and the Emotion Project (EP). From a 21-year-old, high-impact research study (BEIP) to a newly-conceptualized project (EI3), this position involves overseeing data from multiple types of assessments (e.g., questionnaires, behavioral observations, electrophysiology, MRI, genetic and other biological data) from collection to publication across a variety of research questions. Three of the projects, each conducted overseas, investigate the effects of early adversity and one, conducted in the Boston-based lab, examines the link between the neural correlates of emotion processing in infancy and the later development (in school-age children) of anxiety.
* The creation, transfer, organization, and maintenance of data files. * Ensuring the reliability and scoring of data, updating databases as new data becomes available, sharing the data with respective funding organizations, conducting preliminary analyses, and creating individualized data sets for analyses by collaborators and project staff. * Interface with the project managers and staff, external collaborators, and the Principal Investigators on a routine basis and will lead initiatives to develop more efficient methods and systems for data organization/documentation, improve the use and management of data, and ensure data accuracy and quality.
* A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, statistics or health sciences related field and a minimum of two or more years of data entry and data coordinator experience * Excellent computer skills including expertise in Microsoft Office software (i.e., Excel),R and/or Python, SPSS, and familiarity with SAS and STATA * Experience in formatting and exporting data for statistical analyses * Experience in verifying, documenting, and cleaning large data files * Ability to build data structures and systems for a new longitudinal project * Commitment to the accuracy and completeness of data * Familiarity with best practices for data security * High level of motivation, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, effective communication skills, and ability to work independently
Preferred experience includes:
* Knowledge of developmental science and neuroscience * Experience with longitudinal datasets * Experience using REDCap databases * Experience working with the IRB and data use agreements (DUAs)
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