Research Assistant

Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 2 months ago

Full-time Term Hours Per Week: 40 Days of Week: M-F Shift Schedule: Specific Work Schedule: Posting Options: Internal and External

Position Summary:

The purpose of this position is to execute grant-funded research on alcohol and other health-related behavioral and psychosocial domains with (high-risk) emerging adults.

Position Specific Responsibilities:

  • Project management including recruitment/retention of research participants.

  • Data collection and entry. Data cleaning and scoring.

  • Perform comprehensive literature reviews and contribute to the preparation of peer-reviewed manuscripts, grants, and reports. Assist and perform statistical analysis and evaluation of research results.

  • Facilitation of individual and group motivational enhancement interventions targeting problematic drinking among college students.

  • Design/program assessments using online survey software.

  • Oversee all IRB submissions.

  • Serve as liaison between Heads Up and various campus departments. Represent LMU within the Psychology community and at professional conferences; serve on committees as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year research experience with a strong understanding and verifiable application of research methodology and data analysis.

  • Opportunities for significant publications.

  • Familiarity and experience using online survey software encouraged.

  • Demonstrated computer competency and knowledge of SPSS systems. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Required Education:

Typically a Bachelor's Degree in psychology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters Candidate or Master's Degree preferred. Incumbent will be expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes.


License/Certification/Registration

Requirements:
Physical Demands (if applicable) Special Instructions Exemption Status: Non-Exempt Salary Grade Minimum: Salary Grade Midpoint: Posting Date 03/18/2019 Application Deadline Date:
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Research Assistant

Loyola Marymount University