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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 2/19/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title:
Staff Research Assoc III
Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm
10880 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
$24.87 / $4328
$40.00 / $6960
Layoff Referral Deadline:
The UC Institute for Prediction Technology bridges together researchers across University of California campuses to study how social data from social media, wearable devices, and online technologies can be used to predict real-world events in areas like health and medicine, politics, crime, education, and finance. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Statistical Coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day operations of assigned research analysis and writing briefs related to research. Data cleaning, analysis, manuscript writing, research administration, monitoring students and volunteers, and maintaining study files are part of this position. The Statistical Coordinator will also conduct statistical analyses on the current and future research projects, write up the research results into manuscripts, briefs, and grant applications, and help to prepare presentations and briefs for the PI.
This position will require the ability to conduct and manage behavioral and clinical research under the direction of the PI, complete tasks according to direction and on time, work with community partners to promote and further research goals, ability to sensitively work with and talk to research participants, ability to conduct advanced biostatistical analysis (e.g., regression analyses, mixed-effect models), and write up statistical and research results into a completed manuscript. The ideal candidate will be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and have excellent writing skills. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and greater than 2 years of research and/or work experience. Demonstrated knowledge and skill in current and emerging internet and social media platforms.
Experience in technologies, social media, and website design.
Experience in business and/or non-profit management and administration.