Staff Research Associate

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time Education Research

Job Description


The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is seeking to hire a part-time Staff Research Associate.  Primary duties include:

A. Subject recruitment and enrollment 
            - Facilitate recruitment of subjects from the community 
- Conduct telephone screening calls 
- Schedule study appointments 
- Collaborate with other staff/labs in order to facilitate study visits 

B. Data collection, management, and organization 
             - Attend lab and study meetings, communicate effectively 
            - Prepare study assessment materials for study visit  
            - Assist PI or research assistants during the study visits 
             - Administer behavioral assessments 
             - Score assessments 
            - Enter data into database 
            - Manage database 

C. Research IRB and Subject Cash  
- Request, distribute, and maintain human subject cash fund in bolted safe per project s   specific guidelines.  
- Generate initial IRB requests for study; submit modifications and/or amendments as needed per PI instructions for research project.   

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field (preferred)
Experience working with infants, children, and families
Knowledge about autism spectrum disorder and development disabilities
Knowledge of developmental assessments
Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete tasks in a timely manner
Ability to work flexible schedule
Skill in operating a computer, particularly for word processing and data management (i.e. excel)

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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