Full-time, Paid, Study Coordinator, Neuroscience

July 9, 2020

Position Description
The Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior at the University of California, Davis is seeking a research assistant/study coordinator for the Defining the Neural Circuitry of Agency Deficits in Psychotic Disorders study at UC Davis Medical Center. This study is under the direction of Dr. Wilsaan Joiner and in collaboration with Dr. Cameron Carter’s Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (TCAN) Laboratory. The study coordinator position will focus primarily on patient recruitment and clinical assessments.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Conducting phone evaluations to determine study eligibility of potential participants
  • Conducting clinical interviews and behavioral testing sessions for research purposes under the supervision of a faculty member
  • Managing data collection and organization, including mentoring undergraduate volunteers in the input of data to multiple databases 
  • Participating in weekly lab meetings, journal club presentations, presentations from outside speakers, and weekly workshops

Position Requirements

  • Must have a bachelors degree in psychology, psychobiology, neuroscience, or a related field
  • Oral and written fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Previous experience working with adolescents/young adults with psychiatric disorders a plus

Time Commitment


$42K to start

To apply, submit a cover letter detailing specific qualifications for this particular position, a CV, and the names of three references via the position's website.