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.


  • 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.


Physical Demands (if applicable) Special Instructions Exemption Status: Non-Exempt Salary Grade Minimum: Salary Grade Midpoint: Posting Date 03/18/2019 Application Deadline Date:
icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Research Assistant

University Of California

Posted 4 days ago

VIEW JOBS 4/21/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-07-20T00:00 Requisition Number: 30070 Job Title: STAFF RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I Working Title: Research Assistant Salary: $20.74 - $24.74 hourly Job Type: Limited Department Name: 1900-SCHOOL OF NURSING Department Website URL: Job Summary Statement: Under direct supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) the Research Assistant (RA) will be responsible for assistance with screening and recruitment of study participants, data collection activities, administrative duties and data management and will assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions. The RA is responsible for ordering supplies and insuring proper operation and maintenance of records. The current study is focused on investigating the distribution of American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) populations in Los Angeles County (LAC) urban setting in relation to contaminated sites. Percentage of Time: 35% Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm Qualifications for Position 11 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred Bachelor's degree in health, biologic, or social sciences; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Ability to work on a per diem basis and meet the needs of the study. Required Knowledge of principles of patient safety and ethical research practices. Required Able to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with the PI. Required Proficient in English. Demonstrates strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Required Practice appropriate self-time management and organizational skills. Required Demonstrate ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Required Demonstrate basic knowledge of Medical Terminology. Required Demonstrate ability to work with persons of various backgrounds and ethnicities. Required Consistently maintain professional behavior in all interaction with co-workers, staff, faculty, administration, students, recruitment site personnel and study participants reflecting a "customer service" approach. Required Demonstrates professional behavior and appropriate physical attire when working with study participants. Required Additional Posting Information Bargaining Unit: RX-Research Support Professionals Application Deadline: 04-26-2019 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: Special Instructions: Contact information: Number of Positions: Special Employment Designations/ Requirements Per UC Policy Conflict of Interest: N/A Critical: N/A Driving Record: N/A E-Verify Check: Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check. More Information No Response CANRA: Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? No Other Special Employment Requirements: Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures. Return to Search Results University Of California Los Angeles CA

Research Assistant

Loyola Marymount University