Full-time, Paid, Research Assistant, Neuroscience

August 13, 2020

Thurs., July 1

Position Description
Dr. Cameron Carter's Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (TCAN) laboratory at the University of California, Davis seeks a research assistant for the Pathophysiologically Informed Biomarkers for Treatment Response In Psychosis (PIB) study. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Using knowledge of mental health conditions to recruit research participants
  • Conducting phone evaluations to determine study eligibility of potential participants 
  • Consenting study participants, scheduling all research appointments, and monitoring progress through the study procedures 
  • Conducting clinical interviews for research purposes under the supervision of a faculty member and conducting behavioral testing sessions and MRI scan sessions
  • Managing study IRB protocols, adhering strictly to privacy and confidentiality laws
  • Managing data collection and organization, including mentoring undergraduate volunteers in the input of data to multiple databases

Position Requirements

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in psychology, psychobiology, neuroscience, computer science, or a related field
  • Experience collecting and organizing data
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Previous experience working with adolescents and young adults with psychiatric disorders a plus
  • Computer programming experience (R, Python, Matlab) a plus

Time Commitment

Full-time, with a one-year commitment, two-year commitment preferred.

$42.1K to start

Apply through the UC Davis Recruit website. For any additional questions about the position, please contact Praveena Singh.