Staff Research Associate


The Semel Institute for Neuroscience
and Human Behavior is seeking to hire a full-time Staff Research Associate to
join the Psychiatry Department. Primary duties include:
  • Enter and manage research data
  • Approach patients about being a part of a registry diagnostic study
  • Conduct screening interviews for study in person and by phone
  • Consenting of subjects
  • Help participants complete questionnaires
  • Conduct structured diagnostic interviews
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Ability to coordinate data collection and data entry for research studies.
  • Ability to interact appropriately and congenially with all staff, faculty, students, patients and the public at all times.
  • Ability to schedule patient and administrative appointments accurately.
  • Skill at prioritizing assignments and ability to work concurrently on several projects.
  • Ability to function effectively with several interruptions.
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on tasks with minimal direction
  • High level ability in the use of a PC using all Windows applications.
  • Ability to enter data and manage research data base.
  • Ability in the use of SPSS.
  • Skill in maintaining organized filing systems.
  • Skill in editing reports, correspondence, manuals, etc., for grammar and punctuation.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in the strictest sense.
  • Skill in maintaining accurate timekeeping.
  • Familiarity with child and adolescent psychiatric disorders.
  • Spanish-speaking preferred

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.