Staff Research Associate


The Semel Institute for
Neuroscience and Human Behavior is seeking to hire a part-time Staff Research
Associate to join the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. You will coordinate and perform research in children and
adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders. Primary duties include:
  • Recruit subjects using IRB recruitment materials
  • Conduct phone screens
  • Schedule and arrange study visits
  • Maintain records and database
  • Prep subjects for MRI scan
  • Conduct behavioral and psychophysiological assessments
  • Oversee collection and storage of saliva and blood samples
  • Transcribe data for conference abstracts/manuscripts
  • Assist with submission of IRB protocols
  • Other research duties as assigned
Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field (highly preferred)
Experience interacting with pediatric populations and managing
multiple investigations
Experience coordinating research studies with vulnerable/clinical
Experience with behavioral, psychophysiological, MRI, or genetic
Experience with Microsoft Office software
Experience with graphics programs e.g., (PhotoShop) and
statistical software (e.g., SysStat, SPSS)
Knowledge of UNIX operating system
Knowledge of MRI analysis approaches
Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, with
staff, researchers and research subjects and their parents
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.