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Research Coordinator Position at U of Washington

News Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 16:15

Please help circulate a job posting for a full-time Research Study Coordinator in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington (UW). The Research Study Coordinator will assist in an NIH-funded study on everyday stressors, resilience, and drug use among Black/African American young adults. We are looking for a research-minded, curious, conscientious scholar to join our team in Seattle, WA.


This position is ideal for recent graduates interested in pursuing an advanced degree in psychology or related fields. We welcome students from underrepresented minority backgrounds, and experience working with African American/Black populations and on research related to topics such as racism/discrimination and substance use is desired.


Brief information about the position is copied below my signature lines. Additional details and application submission are available on the UW Human Resources here: The posting will close on 9/15/2023.

The Department of Psychology has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Study Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Study Coordinator will coordinate research activities for a multi-site and multi-year research study funded by the National Institutes of Health on everyday stressors, resilience, and substance use among African American/Black young adults.

Position Details/Description
The Acculturation, Diversity, and Psychopathology Team (ADAPT; Principal Investigator: Priscilla Lui) is a vibrant and diverse lab focused on health disparities/mental health and addictive behaviors in underrepresented minority and underserved populations. Research topics include sociocultural risks and resilience factors of young adult substance use and mental health, measurement development and psychometric evaluation, and meta-science. In addition to primary responsibilities, there may be opportunities to conduct mentored research, submit presentations to conferences, and assist in preparing manuscripts for publication. This position is ideal for graduates interested in pursuing an advanced degree in psychology or related fields.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Recruit, screen, and interview potential participants for research
  • Organize events for participant recruitment and engagement
  • Schedule and coordinate study appointments for research participants
  • Use statistical and database management programs to track participants and prepare summary narrative reports, tables, charts, and other illustrations
  • Monitor data quality, including ensuring adherence to study protocols
  • Launch, maintain, and monitor Web-based surveys (i.e., REDCap, Qualtrics)
  • Assist in running research participants through the study protocol (e.g., providing informed consent, setting up digital equipment for virtual reality simulations and Web-based surveys, completing brief semi-structured interviews)
  • Assist in the preparation and management of human subjects applications, consent forms, and progress reports for institutional review board and study sponsors
  • Create and manage documentation for study procedures
  • Purchase and order supplies for the study, dispense participant compensation, and file expense reimbursements
  • Assist in training and direct the work of undergraduate student research assistants
  • Conduct literature reviews to assist with manuscript preparation and report writing
  • Perform related duties as required

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