Now Hiring: Early Life Stress, Puberty, and Neural Trajectories (ELS) Coordinator!

The Stanford Neurodevelopment, Affect, and Psychopathology Lab is seeking an experienced, independent, and highly-organized individual as a full-time Research Coordinator for the Early Life Stress, Puberty, and Neural Trajectories study. Ideally, this position would start as soon as possible (will consider later dates for the right candidate).

Duties and Responsibilities: This position involves managing a longitudinal research study and participating in many aspects of the research process. This includes, but is not limited to, running and overseeing participant “behavioral” sessions (e.g., administering self-report questionnaires, cognitive tasks, and biological components); scheduling participant sessions; administering diagnostic clinical interviews (ex., K-SADS-PL); preparing IRB renewals and modifications; supervising and training undergraduate and volunteer research assistants; collecting and cleaning data using SPSS, R, MATLAB, and REDCap; and collaborating with other ELS study coordinators on general study management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant academic area (psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, biology, etc.).
  • Minimum of one year of experience in psychological research or other related fields (with human participants).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, troubleshoot, and work independently.

Preferred, Highly Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience working with adolescents and young adults.
  • Experience working in a mental or behavioral health setting (i.e., peer counseling, crisis counseling, Resident Assistant position, etc).
  • Experience with R, MATLAB, and/or SPSS.
  • Experience with REDCap and/or Qualtrics

This position provides valuable experience for those interested in pursuing graduate school in clinical psychology or other related fields. This is a paid, full time position (40 hours per week, schedule must be flexible because sessions are run in the evenings and on weekends); a two-year commitment is required.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and a CV or resumé that includes up to 3 references to with “SNAP Lab Research Coordinator Position” in the subject line.