We are looking for a Junior or Assistant Specialist who is an enthusiastic and motivated to join our lab focused on adolescent neuroimaging and adolescent mental health. In particular, the successful candidate will be assisting with recruitment, MRI scans, and psychometric assessments of study participants, as well as with data analyses. In addition, the applicant will be expected to attend regular lab meetings and to perform additional duties in the lab as needed.
• Junior Specialist position - a minimum of baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) in biology, psychology or related sciences or at least four years of research experience • Assistant Specialist position - a minimum of master’s degree or equivalent in biomedical imaging or related sciences, or five years of experience in the relevant specialization • one or more years of neuroimaging research experience • previous experience in working with adolescents • training in administering Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) and Children's Depression Rating Scale-Revised (CDRS-R) • ability to organize data and keep detailed records • knowledge of the principles of MRI and familiarity with neuroimaging procedures • programming skills in Matlab • excellent communication skills (both oral and written) in English
Preferred Qualifications: • experience of scoring psychological assessments • neuroimaging data analysis skills • excellent organization skill and attention to detail • excellent time and task management skills • ability to work effectively in a team environment • ability to work independently and assess need for assistance from supervisor
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.