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Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017

Research Coordinator – Neuroethics Research

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine, Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy

Houston, Texas, United States

Ashley Hancock
Research Coordinator – Neuroethics Research
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a full-time Research Coordinator for a non-laboratory research position. The individual hired will be responsible for providing research support for a National Institutes of Health-funded project in the field of neuroethics of emerging neurotechnologies. Specifically, neuroethics issues raised by the development of adaptive deep brain stimulation (aDBS) systems for the treatment of neuropsychiatric and movement disorders.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
• Provide research support for a new project on the neuroethics of emerging neurotechnologies, including organizing project files, scheduling project activities and meetings, and coordinating with co-investigators, collaborators, and project personnel in multiple sites to move project forward
• Maintain project databases and track and report on project components to ensure timelines are adhered to and deadlines met
• Conduct comprehensive literature searches on bioethics literature
• Assist with interview and survey instrument development and qualitative and quantitative data analysis
• Assist with manuscript preparation and references for publication
• Help develop project protocol and coordinate updates throughout the project
• Perform other duties based on project needs
• Bachelor’s degree in one of the humanities, social sciences, public health or related field
• Minimum one year relevant research experience
• Experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis software programs preferred (e.g., SPSS, STATA)
• Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills required and must be able to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines
• Strong organizational and prioritization skills
How to Apply
Anticipated start is September 2017. Those interested in this position should submit a CV and short letter indicating their desire to be considered. The letter should include the names and contact information for three persons willing to provide a reference. Please apply at:

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