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Under the direction of the unit Manager, the Staff Research Associate (SRA) will function as a Study Coordinator. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the SRA will be involved in all aspects of the clinical/laboratory research regulatory and budget/contract issues. Administrative duties include but are not limited to providing oversight of completion of regulatory documents IRB forms, grant, budget and study payment. Clinical support duties are performed as part of a research team and in collaboration with the study Clinical Nurse Coordinator. Conduct research on human subjects on the neuronal basis of human memory including: Perform neuronal recording while presenting memory tasks to epilepsy patients with depth electrodes implanted for monitoring seizures; Collect data, perform data analysis using computer data programs and assist in preparing manuscripts; Management, coordination and implementation of new study studies from international collaborators; Establishing standardize operational protocols and updating existing study protocols; Prepare charts and graphs for presentations; Data transfer and data management of our two existing neural acquisition systems.
The SRA must prioritize assignments and complete ongoing tasks following established guidelines. Also needed is the ability to coordinate with the principal investigator(s) and molecular lab technicians, coordinators, and scientists to collect, process, store (archive) and ship biological material in a timely fashion. In addition, coordination with the UCLA Human Genetics research personnel on joint collaborative research projects on muscular dystrophies. This position will be split between Neurology (60%) and Neuromuscular (40%) program.
*This is a one-year, full-time Limited position that may convert to career.
DR. ISLA GARRAWAY
UCLA has incredible resources and a team science approach. The ability to work with collaborative teams and access the amazing resources around campus is the best part about being at UCLA.
UCLA is very diverse in its personnel as well as its many research fields studied