The Research Coordinator will run, administer and organize user research activities, aiming at the flawless execution of experiments, prototypes, and listening tests.
Responsibilities include coordination of activities, resources, facilities, equipment and information to ensure that the research teams' needs are met as the research evolves.
Work closely with researchers on study design and implementation
Schedule facilities, research assistants, participants, and equipment for user studies
Work cross-functionally with engineering, facilities, and researchers
Receive participants, administer legal forms and guide them through research studies
Work with researchers to design and improve psycho-physical and behavioral experiments to better understand human perception in the context of new and emerging technologies
Manage IRB submissions and compliance
Administer informed consent and non-disclosure forms
Coordinate facilities and equipment usage
Coordinate research activities with the activities of the larger audio team and research organization
Proficiency with project management tools to manage tasks, monitor and track project progress, and identify any issues that arise.
Act as the point of contact for project resources and communicate with team members as needed.
Manage onboarding of new team members, providing access and coordination of the use of engineering resources and project tools.
Proactively assess the needs of the project and communicate with management and stakeholders.
Ability to work with cross functional teams. Development of communication materials as needed. Create and maintain project documentation, plans and reports.
2+ years experience with research with human participants
Experience in research management or coordination
Experienced with collaboration across product and engineering teams
M.A. in perceptual psychology, human factors, neuroscience, hearing science, computer science, game audio, or related field
Specialization in perceptual science including auditory models, consumer audio quality evaluation, spatial hearing
Prior experience with MATLAB, R, C++, and/or Python