Research Program Coordinator Position @ University of Texas

Job Details:


The lab manager will be expected to

  • Conduct general administrative duties (e.g., purchasing and setting up equipment, developing lab manuals, preparing participant incentives)
  • Preparing IRB protocols and maintaining IRB compliance
  • Work with new and existing staff to coordinate the day-to-day operation and management of research projects, including recruiting and scheduling participants.
  • Develop and implement protocols for maintaining data quality, including outreach and follow-up with participants.
  • Clean, process, and code datasets
  • Assist with conference presentations and research publications

​Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Human Development, and Family Sciences, or related field.
  • Effective time management and attention to detail
  • Experience and comfort communicating with families and children under 10-years-old.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication.
  • Willingness to occasionally work evenings and weekends to accommodate family schedules.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish fluency (speaking and reading/writing) – strongly preferred
  • Experience collecting EEG, fNIRS, or RSA/PEP data – strongly preferred.
  • Experience with child data collection and data entry
  • Experience with recruitment and data collection in under-represented samples.
  • Proficiency with statistical and programming languages/software (e.g., SPSS, R, Matlab, java, python)
  • Familiarity with data collection software (e.g., Qualtrics), and basic office software suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Salary Range

$38,000- $48,000+ depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

  • Typical Office/Lab Environment
  • May involve working some evenings and weekends to accommodate family schedules.

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest describing your prior relevant experiences and future academic/research goals. 
  • You can contact Dr. Laura Quiñones Camacho ( with additional questions. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. 

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left-hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled into your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.

  • Paid job
  • Professional development
  • Research
  • Post-graduation