The Department of Psychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science invites applications for a full-time Research Study Coordinator position in Dr. Brian Feinstein’s lab. The overarching goals of Dr. Feinstein’s lab are: 1) to advance research on the role of stigma-related stress in the development and maintenance of mental and behavioral health problems among sexual and gender minority (SGM) populations across the lifespan; and 2) to develop and test interventions to improve SGM health. The Research Study Coordinator will contribute to an NIMH-funded study examining the longitudinal and daily associations among sexual orientation-related rejection, rejection sensitivity, and mental health in a diverse cohort of sexual minority adolescents. For more information about Dr. Feinstein’s lab, please visit: https://www.rosalindfranklin.edu/academics/faculty/brian-a-feinstein/
The Research Study Coordinator will oversee all day-to-day operations of the project, including but not limited to: IRB submissions, purchasing, budget management, preparing study materials (e.g., advertisements, surveys), preparing reports and presentations for internal and external venues (including NIH), monitoring participant compliance to study protocols, overseeing the work of other project staff (the data management specialist and research assistants), monitoring overall study progress, and troubleshooting technical and related data collection issues. If desired, there will be opportunities to contribute to conference presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
Start date: Flexible; June or July 2023 preferred
Term: 2 years, pending successful performance in Year 1 (with the possibility of extending the position beyond 2 years)
Location: On-site preferred; remote will be considered
To apply, please submit a CV/resume and a cover letter including:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Who We Are
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local hospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources.
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, genetic information, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws. People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minoritized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
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