Staff Research Associate 2

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 22, 2022
Full Time Education Research

Job Description


The position will be in statistical and analytical research. This individual will serve as a research assistant for Statistics Core (DOMStat). Major duties include preparation of statistical presentations and summaries (e.g., tables and graphs), assisting faculty and staff members with data management related tasks (setting up and programming study databases, basic statistical programming, etc.), assisting with the preparation of statistical data for  grant applications and IRB submissions, and assisting with the statistical data formatting for manuscripts.


·         Knowledge of statistical programming languages, notably R, SAS, and Python

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

·         Ability to perform duties and tasks independently with minimal supervision

·         Ability to take initiative and follow through independently on projects

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality with participant-related data

·         Working knowledge and proficient use of software Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Access), Internet Browsers


·         1-3 years of related experience in a health care, research, or educational environment

·         Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members and faculty

·         Prior experience in handling a variety of tasks with a high degree of accuracy (multitasking) and ability to set priorities when confronted with competing requests. Ability to meet tight deadlines and last minutes requests efficiently and accurately

·         Strong problem solving skills. Flexibility and adaptability in dynamic environment based on changing priorities and frequent interruptions

·         Ability to seek appropriate staff and other resources when questions regarding format, illegible writing, or office procedures arise

·         Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, policies or procedures to define the problem, need or objective, identify relevant issues or concerns, formulate alternatives for resolution or new program development, and recommend alternative choices and implications for implementation


UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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