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Research Coordinator 2023-2100

Research Coordinator


Job ID2023-2100



Scientific Research

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The Mind Research Network (MRN)


A full time Research Coordinator position is currently available in Dr. Kent Keihl’s laboratory at The Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


The Research Coordinator will work with a team on grant-funded studies designed to evaluate neurobehavioral characteristics of incarcerated criminal offenders with antisocial (e.g., psychopathic) traits, substance use disorders, and/or past traumatic events (including traumatic brain injury). Our studies also investigate the impact of treatment (e.g., mindfulness meditation) as well long-term outcomes post-release from incarceration. Research coordinators are responsible for: 1) Recruiting and scheduling participants, 2) Conducting clinical and neuropsychological assessments, 3) Analyzing data to assure data integrity, quality control and protocol compliance, 4) Training and supervising research staff and student volunteers, 5) Using statistical software to analyze data quantitatively and qualitatively, and assist in the preparation of conference presentations, manuscripts, and grant proposals.  Training will be provided in the administration and scoring of clinical interviews and neuropsychological tests. Depending on interests and experience, training may also be provided in brain imaging (e.g., functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)) data collection and analysis. Opportunities are also available to become involved in and/or lead research papers and publications.


The majority of time will be spent collecting data in corrections facilities. 


Requires a bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been attained.  Candidates with a M.A are also encouraged to apply.  


Must have demonstrated knowledge of psychological, socio-behavioral and/or neurobehavioral research principles, practices and protocols as well as knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures of basic medical and/or clinical research. Must have the ability to understand and follow basic scientific research protocols and procedures.


Requires strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed.  Must have a high degree of professionalism, strong organizational and time-management skills.  Demonstrated ability in managing a wide variety of tasks simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines is required.


Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check.


Experience with clinical assessments and statistical methods/software is preferred.  


Salary is commensurate with experience.


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