Univ. of Illinois-Dept. of Speech and Hearing Sci.

Location: Urbana-Champaign, IL

 

Visiting Laboratory Coordinator
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
College of Applied Health Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences is accepting applications for a Visiting Laboratory Coordinator for the Auditory Neuro Experience Lab (https://anexlabshs.web.illinois.edu/welcome/). This position will support federally funded research grants through the coordination of research.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate and conduct research for two NIH-funded research projects with external collaborators, including participant recruitment, conducting research experiments and data collection procedures, research assistant training, communication with research collaborators at other sites, coordination of lab spaces for research projects, data entry procedures, supervising and training students working on research projects, and other research activities as assigned.
Assist with research reports, presentations, and other research dissemination activities.
Assist the Laboratory PI with management of the research lab.
Review of Institutional Review Board (IRB) application materials and all research certification processes to ensure compliance of research protocols.
Manage some of the daily operations of the lab (including maintenance of lab equipment and purchasing, reimbursements, and p-card reconciling.).
Work with group website designer to coordinate and update content.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing science, Psychology, or a related discipline from an accredited institution of higher education.
Experience running human subjects in laboratory experiments, interacting with patients in medical settings, working with grants and IRB matters, and the multiple methods/tools used in auditory research.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, computer skills (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, webpage editing, and data management), as well as organizational and prioritization skills.

Preferred: Master’s degree in a related field.
An understanding of basic hearing science concepts (as well as those specific to speech perception research and auditory development).

SALARY
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This is a full-time (100%), 12-month, renewable, Visiting Academic Professional appointment. As this position is grant funded, it is subject to the continued availability of funding and programmatic need. The proposed start is as soon as possible after the closing date.

TO APPLY
Detailed instructions on how to apply can be found at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=153863&job=visiting-laboratory-coordinator-speech-and-hearing-sciences-153863.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by December 9th, 2021.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Additional inquiries regarding the position can be directed to the search committee (rohitma2@illinois.edu) or the lab director, Brian Monson, PhD (monson@illinois.edu).

 

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