The Birth and Beyond (BABY) study is seeking a full-time project coordinator at the post-baccalaureate, master’s, or postdoctoral level to assist with an NICHD-funded prospective longitudinal study investigating the social and environmental determinants of Black maternal-infant health (R01 HD106913-01).

The BABY study is a research collaboration involving a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, epidemiologists, environmental health scientists, and obstetrician gynecologists at the University at Albany, SUNY (UAlbany), Boston College, and Albany Medical Center (AMC). The project coordinator will work closely with the principal investigator, Dr. Betty Lin and research team at Albany Medical Center (Co-I’s Drs. Tara Lynch and Rebecca Rogers; AMC) to implement the BABY study. The appointment will be for 1 year, renewable for up to 4 years pending good standing. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating and assisting with participant recruitment/ retention at AMC
  • Coordinating home- and clinic-based research visits and phone calls
  • Maintain the participant database, participant records, manage IRB documentation, and assist with the preparation of annual progress reports
  • Data management and analyses using Qualtrics, SPSS
  • Communicate frequently with the principal investigator and research team
  • Supervising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate research assistants
  • Preparing publications and/or conference presentations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or Doctoral degree in Psychology, Human Development, Public Health, or other related disciplines
  • Experience and training in research methods
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; detail oriented

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or strong interest in research related to Black maternal-infant health
  • Experience working with infants, children, and families from racial/ethnic minority backgrounds
  • Experience using Qualtrics, SPSS, R, and/or Mplus
  • Experience with behavioral observations, psychophysiological data collection (MindWare)

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