Center for Neuroscience Jr. Specialist DUP Position University of California at Davis, EDAPT Clinic and Translational Cognitive and Affective (TCAN) Laboratory United States

Center for Neuroscience Jr. Specialist DUP Position 2017

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Job #JPF01639




Open date: June 2nd, 2017

Last review date: June 30th, 2017

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: October 1st, 2017

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



The EDAPT Clinic and Translational Cognitive and Affective (TCAN) Laboratory have complementary goals to clinically intervene as early as possible and study the neural mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction in psychotic illness. The TCAN lab is recruiting for two positions to serve as junior specialists at the UC Davis Medical Center. The incumbent will be responsible for many aspects of the research study. The incumbent will be trained to use knowledge of mental health conditions to conduct phone evaluations to determine study eligibility of potential participants. The incumbent will also consent study participants and schedule all of their research appointments. The incumbent will conduct clinical interviews for research purposes under the supervision of a faculty member and will conduct behavioral testing sessions. The incumbent will manage the study IRB protocols, adhering strictly to privacy and confidentiality laws. The incumbent will also manage data collection and organization, including mentoring undergraduate volunteers in the input of data to multiple databases. Furthermore, the incumbent will be expected to actively participate in weekly lab meetings, journal club presentations, presentations from outside speakers, and weekly workshops to help junior specialists develop their career goals.


The current study will be entering a new piloting phase starting Fall 2017, which will allow the incumbent to meaningfully contribute to Phase 2 study design and revisions. Depending on their contribution and role in the lab, the incumbent may have the opportunity assist in study design and analysis as well as writing and review of relevant manuscripts. Furthermore, the incumbent may have the opportunity to creatively contribute to the research project by proposing alternative analysis strategies, generate novel projects with existing data, review literature for manuscript preparation, and the ability to submit data for presentation relevant conferences, such as Society of Biological Psychiatry or Society for Neuroscience (if funding is available). The incumbent will be actively and significantly involved in publishable research activities, including reviewing journal articles and engaging in discussions on research and the interpretation of research results with PI and others in the lab. The incumbent will also participate in one or more of the following activities: appropriate professional/technical societies or groups such as our weekly career development group and other educational and research organizations; and review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to area of expertise. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.



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