University of Southern California Project Assistant in Los Angeles, California

Project AssistantApplyPsychiatry & The Behavioral SciencesLos Angeles, California

USC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC)

The Project Assistant will assist our clinical research team with all aspects of research studies conducted at the USC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) including participant recruitment, scheduling, administering study questionnaires, data collection and entry, collection and processing of labs, and maintenance of regulatory documents. This is a 100% position.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Assists in recruiting of subjects for studies

  • Creating and updating the research study schedule while coordinating with research study team

  • Scheduling subjects for appointments and explaining study details

  • Scheduling study related activities with outside departments.

  • Collecting pertinent information from study participants through interviews, administration of tests, surveys, or questionnaires.

  • Lab collection, processing and shipping

  • Has responsibility for data collection for research studies following established data collection and management procedures.Collects, records and enters data.

  • Maintenance of regulatory documents for research studies.

  • Performing other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Overall, the successful candidate will:

  • Have experience working in a research study environment

  • Have excellent organizational skills

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Have excellent problem solving skills

  • Work well as a member of a research team

  • Be able to work independently and take initiative

  • Have the ability to interact well and engage with participants and families from the USC community

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent

Minimum Experience: 1 year

Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of data collection procedures and some experience with proposal preparation and production of technical documents

REQ20045875 Posted Date: 08/07/2017 - Thru date - 9/7/2017