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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 2/19/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title:
Staff Research Assoc I
$20.74 / $3609
$24.74 / $4305
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Provide lab support for HCP-A Subaward, Assist SRAs with recruitment for project, Screen interested parties, Schedule study appointments, Assist SRAs with scanning sessions, Provide support during data collection, Prepare subjects for scanning, Educate subjects on study procedures and obtain informed consent, Teach subjects scanning procedures and functional MRI tasks. Our functional MR imaging is an interactive process in which the subject or patient performs a computerized task and provides experimental feedback. Patients must be trained to perform the needed language, memory and navigation tasks. And to use the MR safe input devices before imaging. Position subjects within scanner for imaging if SRA requests, Score data and enter into database, Provide support to Study Researchers, Assist investigators in the preparation of diagrams, posters, and papers, Maintain existing database of research subjects. Coordinate with laboratory administrator to order office supplies available.
Ability to perform tasks in an efficient, well-organized and timely manner with a minimum level of supervision and frequent changes in priorities and deadlines.
Skill in setting priorities, follow through on assigned tasks and adhering to deadlines.
Good working knowledge of UNIX operating system.
Ability to work in a team.
Skill in working independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to assess situations and problem solve using own judgment.
Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with staff, researchers, and research subjects at various organizational, cultural and educational levels.
Bachelor s Degree preferred