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The University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking a qualified Research Coordinator. The Coordinator will be part of a dynamic team seeking to better understand the cognitive neuroscience of pain and pain relief as well as track and improve the clinical outcomes of acute and chronic pain. This involves working with healthy volunteers and patients with acute and chronic pain on multiple research studies. Responsibilities include assisting with all stages of study implementation, including aspects of study management (e.g. ensuring proper procedures, regulatory compliance, database management), recruitment, performing study procedures such as quantitative sensory testing, and meticulous documentation. Opportunities for data analysis, manuscript preparation, and grant writing are anticipated. Experience in human research and an enthusiastic team approach are highly valued.Prefer experience in human subjects research. Applicant should have a 4-yr. bachelor's degree and prefer (PT or FT) experience in human research. Research protocols (e.g. quantitative sensory testing) and database techniques unfamiliar to applicant are learned on-the-job with direction from supervisors. Disciplined work habits contemporaneous completion of lab notebook, and other archives of data, scrupulous honesty, willingness to be closely supervised with new techniques until fully trained, high degree of motivation and meticulous technical habits are mandatory.