Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This is a part-time limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/23/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
Under close supervision, the Lab Assistant will assist in the operations and routine tasks associated with the recruitment and retention of research participants at the Pacific Treatment and Research Center (Pac-TARC) in the UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry. Primary responsibilities include preparing paperwork, cleaning and entering data, and other duties associated with quality data management under the PI's, Associate Director's, and Clinical Research Coordinator's supervision.
Graduation from high school or a GED and one (1) year of laboratory experience or two (2) years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Highly self-motivated and reliable, able to solve problems independently and with initiative.
Outstanding organizational, scheduling, and record-keeping skills.
Specific computer experience using Excel, Word, Adobe or similar programs.
Ability to assist with data collection and maintenance.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow Good Clinical Practice in accordance with Human Subjects requirements.
Graduate from a university with a minimum of one (1) year of clinical research experience.
Experience helping with scientific presentations including PowerPoint and other computer graphic programs.
Experience working with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
Experience working in a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) research environment.
Experience working with bibliographic databases such as EndNote.
Strong general computer skills, including familiarity with common programs, such as Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Canva, Instagram/Facebook.
Experience with biological samples.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.