The Tucker-Seeley Research Lab at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology is seeking a Research Associate to join its growing team. Under the direction ofÂ Dr. Tucker-Seeley, the Research Associate will plan, design and conduct highly technical and complex research projects independently and collaboratively. S/he will be responsible for analyzing research data and providing interpretations. In addition, the Research Associate will contribute to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepare technical reports, papers and/or records. The Research Associate will also work closing with Dr. Tucker-Seeley to develop and submit grant proposals and implement funded proposals.
JobÂ responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Â· Planning, designing and conducting complex research projects
Â· Identifying, compiling and evaluating data sources and background information
Â· Collecting, analyzing and evaluating research data, including consulting on methods required for analyses, and provides interpretations
Â· Preparing manuscripts, abstracts and reports
Â· Writing and submitting grant proposals to government agencies and foundations
Â· Performing other related duties as assigned or requested
The ideal candidate will thrive in a collaborative environment, demonstrate a strong ability to prioritize tasks and work through sudden and abrupt changes, as well as possess exceptional organizational skills. A demonstrated commitment to and passion for health equity is desirable.
Required Education: PhD or equivalent doctorate in Public Health or related field
Minimum Experience: 1 year
To apply, please submit your application. Please include a cover letter and resume. Thank you for your interest.Â
Benefits include a competitive salary, a rich array of USC benefits including healthcare (including dental and vision), 403(b), tuition assistance, national holidays, paid vacation and more. This a full-time position that will require considerable commitment and flexibility.Â
USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.Â
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorateMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering has been one of the economic engines in Southern California and a vital hub in the California economy. The technical innovations and ideas generated by the Viterbi faculty and research community have resulted in countless innovations, many becoming the foundations for new companies, products and services. The thousands of students graduating each year bring new ideas and vitality to companies in California and beyond. With an annual research budget exceeding $205M each year, more than 46 research centers and institutes, more than 180 faculty members, 7,800 students and over 60,000 impassioned alumni world-wide, the Viterbi School is addressing some of the world’s great challenges.