ARRC Research Assistant/Coordinator
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|Working Title:||ARRC Research Assistant/Coordinator|
|Role Title:||Laboratory & Research Specialist II|
|About Virginia Tech:||
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Addiction Recovery Research Center (ARRC) is a research unit at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute in Roanoke, VA. Directed by Warren K. Bickel, PhD, a recognized addiction researcher, ARRC is dedicated to understanding addiction and developing new treatments that repair the impaired decision-making processes common in addictive disorders. ARRC is looking for Research Assistants and Research Coordinators to work on research projects that include investigating the behavioral and physiological effects of drug use, alcohol dependence using real-time functional magnetic resonance imaging (rtfMRI), electronic cigarette use and reduced nicotine cigarettes, remote alcohol monitoring to facilitate abstinence, neural correlates of HIV-risk behavior, and decision-making among people with obesity and prediabetes. Usually, a Research Assistant supports a scientist in the performance of various recruitment, technical, and data collection activities for research or laboratory programs. A Research Coordinator also supports research with recruitment and data collection activities and performs advanced level research responsibilities including coordinating regulatory responsibilities as well as data management and analysis for a principal investigator, project leader, and/or program/project manager. Appointments at the Research Coordinator rank will include additional experience in project coordination and team leadership. Both types of roles will serve as part of the research team working collaboratively and independently to collect and interpret human subject data for grant-funded research projects. Laboratory and research support responsibilities range from entry- to advanced-level. This position reports to the Program Manager. The duties of the roles will include but may not be limited to the following:
• BA/BS in psychology, biology, neuroscience, or related field, and/or the equivalent level of training and experience.
Additional qualifications for a Research Coordinator role:
• Experience in one or more of the following research areas: psychology, addiction, neuroeconomics, or clinical trials.
Additional preferred qualifications for a Research Coordinator role:
|Must have a conviction check:||Yes|
Occasionally employee may be asked to work late night, week-ends and holidays.
|How to Apply for this Job:||
To apply for this position please visit http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/74399.
|Employee Category:||Staff (Salary)|
|If restricted or temporary, enter end date:|
|FLSA Status:||Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime|
|Academic Year or Calendar Year:||Calendar Year|
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|Pay Range:||Commensurate with Experience|
|Department:||VT Carilion Research Institute|
|Work Location:||Other - Virginia|
|Location, if not Blacksburg:||Roanoke, VA|
|Location Zip Code:||24016|
|Work Schedule:||M-F 9-6, and as needed|
|Review Begin Date:||03/17/2017|
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|Restricted to university employees only?||No|
|Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:||
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|Reasonable Accommodation Statement:||
If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.
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