Clinical Translational Coordinator I Center for Cognitive Medicine
Dr. Warren Taylor in the Center for Cognitive Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has an open position for Clinical / Translational Research Coordinator 1. This role involves collecting and managing data from clinical participants as part of NIH-funded projects focused on older adults with depression.
The person in this role would have responsibility for recruiting study participants and guiding them through study procedures while adhering to good research practices. This person would also help with strategic planning for laboratory projects and liaison with other research groups.
The laboratory is housed in the Department of Psychiatry in the Center for Cognitive Medicine: https://www.vumc.org/ccm/welcome . The focus of the lab is on the use of behavioral, cognitive, and neuroimaging approaches to learn more about factors influencing the occurrence, persistence, and outcomes of depression in older adults. This also includes the development of novel treatment approaches. Additional work examines aging and vulnerability to dementias such as Alzheimer's disease. The Laboratory has strong ties to other research groups in the Department of Psychiatry and the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science.
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Bachelor's Degree, preferred in psychology, neuroscience, or related field. Prior experience with human subject research and patient recruiting is preferred. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills