UCI Specialist Zalta Research Lab: Trauma Research Coordinator
Recruitment Period Open date: July 16th, 2019 Next review date:Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Monday, Aug 26, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled. Description
Dr. Alyson Zalta in the Department of Psychological Science is seeking a research coordinator for to support ongoing research focused on risk and resilience to trauma exposure. Dr. Zalta is currently conducting studies exploring potential mechanisms of the intergenerational transmission of trauma in military families and the impact of occupational exposure to trauma among Child Protective Service workers. She is also conducting a meta-analysis on the relationship between social support and PTSD symptoms. The position is 35-hours a week. The job responsibilities include participant recruitment for research studies, managing undergraduate, post-baccaulareate, and graduate trainees, managing lab inventory, organizing and collecting biological samples (saliva), administering psychophysiological assessments, maintaining research protocols (e.g., IRB, internal procedure manuals), working directly with participants during active data collection, retrieving and coding articles for meta-analysis, and data organization/management. Furthermore, advanced job functions include discussing new scientific discoveries in clinical psychology and neuroscience and their translational value to ongoing lab projects, processing and analyzing data using computer software or self-written algorithms, and contributing to scientific presentations and publications as needed. The minimum educational requirement is a Bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field. Skills required include a solid understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), proficiency in SPSS, proficiency in data management, excellent organizational skills, and demonstrated professionalism. The salary is entry-level (commensurate with qualifications and experience) for the institution, and the position is available through the end of the academic year with the possibility for renewal. This is an ideal position for applicants who wish to gain clinical experience working with high risk populations, while working in a stimulating intellectual environment that is dedicated to clinical and translational science. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. For more information, please contact Dr. Zalta via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Job location: Irvine, CA Learn More: More information about this recruitment: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF05578
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