Research Study Assistant II - 128395

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

San Diego, California - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
#128395 Research Study Assistant II
Filing Deadline: Thu 3/14/2024
UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/05/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/14/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Description
UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments of psychiatry in the country with cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering challenging career opportunities with potential for growth and a dynamic learning environment to its talented and dedicated employees.
Under supervision, the incumbent will work as a Research Study Assistant 2 to assist the PI and research team on multiple studies focused on improving functioning in adults with serious mental illness and Alzheimer's disease within the Department of Psychiatry. The incumbent will perform duties and responsibilities under close technical supervision that include assisting with psychophysiological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, and clinical interviews; assisting with recruitment and scheduling of participants; collecting, scoring, entering, and processing data; and setting up and providing support for mobile data collection devices. Under supervision, the incumbent will assist with regulatory documentation, manuscript preparation, and general lab assistant duties include monitoring equipment and lab supplies, preparing data collection packets, maintaining study databases, and assorted research-related laboratory, computer, and administrative tasks.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and two years of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences and one year of laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
  • Proven effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work independently.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with a diverse population.
  • Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality of participant information.
  • Proficiency in using web-based database platforms and strong computing skills using Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Familiarity with administering and scoring psychological assessments.
  • Experience interacting effectively with co-workers as well as research participants.
  • Ability to collect, code, and score data using computerized and pencil and paper measures according to study protocol.
  • Previous experience in a research lab setting.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related field.
  • Experience administering detailed clinical interviews including socioeconomic status, academic achievement, medical and mental history, and current/past substance use information.
  • Training and proficiency in participant data collection using a pupillometer.
  • Experience with research data entry techniques and software.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be willing to work with study participants who have a diagnosis of schizophrenia or older adults.
  • Must have ready access to reliable transportation and be willing to travel off-site.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and evenings as needed.
Pay Transparency Act
Annual Full Pay Range: $44,662 - $52,513 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $21.39 - $25.15
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • San Diego, California - United States

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview
UC San Diego Health
UC San Diego Health

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UC San Diego Health and Health Sciences has been caring for the community and producing physicians for more than 50 years. In 1966, we established our first medical center. Two years later, in 1968, UC San Diego School of Medicine opened for business. Today, UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region and is widely recognized as one of the premier healthcare systems in the United States. Its clinical facilities include: • UC San Diego Medical Center – Hillcrest • UC San Diego Medical Center – East Campus • Jacobs Medical Center – La Jolla • Moores Cancer Center (The only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the region.) • Shiley Eye Center • Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (San Diego’s first comprehensive cardiovascular center) • Numerous primary and specialty practices of UC San Diego Medical Group located throughout Southern California. The UC San Diego School of Medicine is the region’s only medical school recognized among the best in the nation and in the world, in both research and in primary care. In addition to graduating thousands of world-class physicians, the faculty and staff of UC San Diego School of Medicine provides medical care to those in need, as well as programs or services that promote health and healing in response to identified community needs. Learn more about the School of Medicine at https://medschool.ucsd.edu and how we translate new discoveries from our laboratories to our patients at https://medschool.ucsd.edu/research. In addition, we are home to Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science. The mission of UC San Diego Health is to deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching. UC San Diego Health's vision is to create a healthier world – one life at a time – through new science, new medicine and new cures.
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