This is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/10/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.
The Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) is part of the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego and physically located at Rady Children's Hospital. CASRC researchers study the implementation of evidence-based practices for children with a range of mental health and developmental problems in community care settings.
The incumbent will assist the PI, Study Coordinators and research teams with a variety of tasks supporting studies being conducted in the lab. Primary responsibilities include: oversee participant compensation, administrative and study inventory and purchasing, and report development; oversee and provide training to research assistants and student interns to ensure timely project completion and to ensure project timelines are maintained; review and revise staff produced data and reports to meet research objective; develop systems for and oversee participant maintenance including recruitment, scheduling and tracking of all participant groups.
Incumbent will participate in the collection and management of standardized assessment data maintenance including collecting, coding, scoring, entering study data. Will also actively participate as a key member of the research team by implementing and documenting various tasks associated with data management, data capturing, data access, and data extraction; participate in the planning, design, development, implementation and administration of data systems that may include Microsoft Sharepoint, secure file transfer systems such as ShareFile, web based survey platforms such as Qualtrics. General project tasks including preparing meeting minutes, leading lab meetings, literature searches, report and manuscript preparation. Additional projects may be assigned as needed.
Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training.
Demonstrated ability to determine data management methods, determine modifications to improve integrity of study data; help support implementation of those modifications.
Proven knowledge to develop audit protocols and implement protocols to ensure the quality of study data.
Experience to develop and implement study protocols to oversee data collection from study participants and serve as point of contact for study participant for ongoing data collection.
Proven ability to develop and maintain strategic relationships and partnerships with remote research partners.
Demonstrates ability to work with a team, and to meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Strong communication skills with project team members.
Extensive attention to detail and organizational skills. Proven ability to prioritize workload and work independently.
Proficient research and analytical skills.
Proven experience developing and implementing study protocols to oversee recruitment of study participants.
Knowledge to assist research supervisors with initial approval submissions submitted to external oversight agencies such as the institutional review board (IRB) and the Human Subjects Research Committee (HSRC).
Demonstrated experience to conduct literature reviews for grant submissions and manuscript preparation.
Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality of participant information.
Experience with data management in mental health/psychology research settings.
Spanish/English bilingual to perform the required duties and responsibilities for the clinical studies.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Annual TB test, flu vaccination and background check required to be in accordance with Rady Children's Hospital health requirements.
Must have the teleworking capacity and ability to provide education and training remotely using telehealth delivery.
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