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Research Project Coordinator ll
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/18/2022
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details
Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Project Coordinator ll
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department SAS-Kinesiology & Health
The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) at Rutgers University is the largest academic unit of the University and is comprised of 41 academic departments spanning humanities, social, physical and life sciences and over 100 different majors, plus programs, centers, bureaus and institutes. SAS has a membership of over 2,000 permanent and temporary faculty (instructional and research), teaching and graduate assistants, part-time lecturers, and post-doctoral appointees, and over 500 administrative staff.
Arts and Sciences delivers a wide array of services in support of the teaching, research, and service missions of the School. We are committed to providing academic departments, programs, and centers in the School of Arts and Sciences with reliable and trusted service, clear policies and procedures, innovative technologies, and a commitment to administrative excellence and efficiency.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Project Coordinator ll to support two collaborative laboratories in the School of Arts and Sciences Department of Kinesiology & Health: Rutgers Sleep Lab (RSL) and the Cardiac Neuroscience Lab (CNL). The Research Project Coordinator ll assists the Laboratory Directors/Project PIs in conducting research with human participants and managing day-to-day lab activities.
Among the key duties of this position are:
  • Research elements, including recruitment, screening, and scheduling of potential participants, hands-on human subject data collection, data entry and database management, and incentive tracking.
  • Administrative elements, including IRB submissions and research compliance documents, ordering and purchasing, and maintains/tracks existing equipment.
  • Management of undergraduate student research assistants.
  • Support data analysis, professional conference submissions, and manuscript preparation.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 04
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 51359.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 63909.500
Annual Maximum Salary 76460.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility .  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine .  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a biology, psychology, or health sciences and or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • A minimum of 2 years research experience with human subjects
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Good communication skills, English fluency, and computer literacy are required.
  • Experience with IRB submissions/compliance, scientific data collection and entry.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe.
  • Experience performing data analysis with statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, SAS).
  • Proven ability to accomplish tasks independently.
  • Team management experience.
  • Adaptable, fast learner with demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong writing skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • A Master’s degree involving scientific research or at least 2 years of full-time research experience with human subjects.
  • It is preferred that applicants have experience in research related to health behaviors and human physiology.
  • Experience working in higher education research and teaching environment preferred.
Equipment Utilized
  • It is preferred that applicants have experience working with ECG, psychophysiology equipment and post-processing software, wrist actigraphy, polysomnography, waist accelerometry, and/or working with a Clinical Research Center to collect blood and metabolic data.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • This position will primarily be conducted at the computer in an office setting, however it will also involve meeting with participants and research staff members around campus, posting flyers for recruitment etc.
  • Ability to lift 25lbs.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST1326
Posting Open Date 04/25/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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