TheÂ Health, Emotion, & Addiction Laboratory (USC-HEAL) in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC is recruiting to fill a full-time Research Coordinator-I position. USC-HEAL is an interdisciplinary group of 25 members including five faculty investigators, data collection staff, and trainees who pursue education and research dedicated to understanding and preventing addiction, mental illness, and chronic disease in vulnerable populations. The Research Coordinator Â will work closely with the Project Manager and other USC-HEAL team members to aid and coordinate data collection for several NIH-funded human biobehavioral research studies on the causes and treatment of cigarette addiction and e-cigarette vaping. This position requires recruitment of research participants, screening, and coordinating/scheduling and executing participant laboratory sessions. In addition, the Research Coordinator will assist the Project Manager with submitting IRB-related documents, leading recruitment efforts across studies, and assessing study recruitment goals and milestones.
USC-HEAL prides itself on creating a welcoming environment that emphasizes educating team members at all stages of their careers through professional development and a research seminar series.Â By encouraging a collaborative environment and creative, solution-oriented activities, USC-HEAL has been highly successful in producing large volumes of high impact, innovative research with relevance to the heath of the population. More information about ongoing research projects and USC-HEAL can be found at http://heal.usc.edu.
Overall, the successful candidate will have significant experience working in a behavioral research setting, have excellent organizational skills, work well as a member of a research team, be able to work independently, and have good interpersonal skills in relation to interacting with study participants. The position is full time and requires 5 days/wk attendance at our facilities at theÂ USCÂ Health Sciences Campus in Los Angeles, CA.
Hourly Rate - DOE
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Administrative or research experience. Working knowledge of MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
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