Staff Research Associate


The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is seeking to hire a full-time Staff Research Associate 1 to join the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge (DGC). You will provide operational support for human clinical research projects Primary duties include:
  • Review a large volume of clinical interview and research assessment recordings
  • Ensure disclosures of identifying information are removed using video editing software
  • Participate in the development of data security protocols and support data management of video recordings
  • Provide administrative and research support for primary clinical coordinators and a team of research staff, which may include data entry, data cleaning, or data visualization
  • Previous experience in human clinical research studies or in settings with direct relevant patient contact
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, e-mail systems, file transfer, spreadsheets, data entry, database maintenance, including the ability to download software to support file encryption and secure file transfer as part of the video scrubbing protocol
  • Ability to diligently and responsibly follow protocol to ensure data security standards are met and complete tasks on schedule
  • Previous experience with adult depressed patients or clinical research treatment studies
  • Previous experience with film editing software
  • Bachelor's Degree in Neuropsychology, Psychology, or related discipline

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.