Position Available – Full-Time Lab Coordinator: The Buckeye Center for Hearing and Development, The Ohio State University

Position Available – Full-Time Lab Coordinator: The Buckeye Center for Hearing and Development, The Ohio State University

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to help build a new research program to investigate language, cognitive, and social development in deaf and hard-of-hearing infants who receive cochlear implants and/or hearing aids. The new laboratory represents a joint effort between The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital to develop a multidisciplinary translational research program that will improve outcomes in children with hearing loss.

The laboratory is located at the OSU Eye & Ear Institute in Columbus, Ohio. The lab coordinator will work side-by-side with the directors (Derek Houston, PhD and Irina Castellanos, PhD) to build and grow the research program.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
•       Managing the day-to-day operations associated with research studies, tracking progress against milestones and goals.
•       Maintaining documentation of training requirements for all key personnel.
•       Assisting in determining eligibility, recruiting, and enrolling participants into research studies.
•       Preparing testing charts and protocols.
•       Collecting and managing data; Assisting in analyzing data.
•       Maintaining categorized budget costs for protocols.
•       Supervising undergraduate and graduate students on research projects.
•       Assisting in the preparation of publications, presentations, reports, and grant applications.
•       Participating in the planning and development of future research protocols.

Educational requirements:
•       Bachelor's degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences, Psychology, Linguistics or other relevant field.

Experience/skills requirements:
•       Excellent organizational and managerial skills.
•       Experience conducting clinical research and working in a human development laboratory preferred.
•       Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
•       Experience with statistical software (SPSS) and conducting data analyses preferred.
•       Excellent skills interacting with infants, children, and parents.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing your research experiences and career goals, resume, and contact information for three references electronically to Irina.Castellanos@osumc.edu.