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Project Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 498747
Department: Psychology
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Job Summary:

Project Coordinator in The Behavior, Emotions, and Relationships laboratory at Miami University to work on a study funded by a grant from the National Institute for Mental Health. This is a one-year appointment and will require a commitment through the end of June 2022. Position is renewable based on performance and funding. This position will be located in Oxford, Ohio and will require some reimbursable travel within Butler and Hamilton Counties, Ohio. The project examines anxiety and psychophysiological/biological mechanisms of transmission in mothers and their infants.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Assisting with participant recruitment and retention; Entering and maintaining data in a database; Assisting faculty with IRB submissions, modifications, renewals, and final reports; Collecting behavioral, survey, and psychophysiological/biological data with mother-infant participants; Assisting faculty with evaluating data and preparing reports, and coding video recorded behavioral data.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, or closely related field by date of appointment; experience with psychological or medical research and experience working with children.

Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with Microsoft Office suite, Qualtrics, and SPSS; experience with psychophysiological data collection, experience working with infants. Be very detail-oriented; have excellent oral and written communication skills; have the ability to work independently as well as within a team setting on multiple tasks; and be comfortable with multidisciplinary teams and diverse populations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Basic computer and interpersonal skills, experience working with children.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Elizabeth Kiel at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin June 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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