The Department of Family Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC provides care for every member of the family, across generations and over lifetimes. We aim to enhance the quality of life for underserved and vulnerable patients, while educating future generations of highly skilled, compassionate primary care specialists. Our goal is to combine education, patient advocacy, and evidence-based research to advance family medicine and geriatrics.
The Department of Family Medicine at USC Keck School of Medicine invites applications for a highly motivated full-time Project Assistant under the supervision of Dr. Duke Han. The primary purpose of this position will be to pursue and support clinical research initiatives related to cognition, decision making, and neuroimaging in older adult and other populations under the direction of Dr. Han. The Project Assistant will have a primary role of participant recruitment and retention, data collection and data management, and other research-related activities in support of ongoing studies. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills are necessary. Computer programming, statistical skills, and previous clinical research experience are a plus. This full-time position is ideal for candidates looking to spend a few years doing clinical research before medical school or an advanced graduate degree. Please submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation.Â Â Â
Preferred Education:Â Bachelorâs degree or equivalent
Minimum Education:High School or equivalentMinimum Experience:1 YearMinimum Field of Expertise:Knowledge of data collection procedures and some experience with proposal preparationand production of technical documents
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.