Cousins Center Study Assistant


Assistant will work in research studies examining the interrelationships between
behavior and immunity. You will work independently and report to the
Senior Project Coordinator and the Director of the Cousins Center for NPI.
  • The Cousins Center for
    Psychoneuroimmunology, in the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and
    Human Behavior, is seeking an enthusiastic self-starter to assist in
    interviewing subject participants by phone, and to schedule patients for
    in person interviews with our Project Coordinators. Incumbent will work
    under the supervision of Senior Project Coordinators and PI.
  • Under the direction of the project coordinator, a specific screening script will be implemented. The interviewer will be asked to read this script to conduct all interviews. During all interviews, the project coordinator monitors screening subject participants over the phone, following a specific script and prescribed guidelines provided by Project Coordinators. Calls will be conducted under the supervision of Project Coordinators. Procedures are established and clearly detailed; neither originality nor improvisation desired.
  • Under the direction of the project coordinator, this person will schedule eligible participant for in-person interviews for additional studies. Under the direction of the project coordinator, assemble letters and envelopes for mass mailing to recruit subjects.

ability to exercise good organization and work habits required.
skills to perform data entry using a PC required. Computer literacy is a must.
to shift priorities and adapt to change (required)
to work independently and to take direction (required)
in writing legible, concise and grammatically correct documentation in Standard
English (required)
-Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate
effectively over the phone.

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.