Behavioral Lab Manager, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Job description

Assist with creating and running research studies, strategic planning, and project coordination for the UCLA Anderson Behavioral Lab and for the researchers who are part of the lab. Responsibilities include: preparing and conducting a diverse array of research studies and assisting in the recruitment of participants and in the collection and management of the data. Also responsible for purchasing supplies, maintaining up-to-date computer software, data management, and training, coordinating, supervising undergraduate staff. Responsibilities also include coordinating payment for participants; conducting library and online research for faculty members; and helping faculty members prepare supplementary aspects of papers (references, tables, proofreading). Provide assistance in the preparation of human subjects applications and track ongoing contracts between the projects and the Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS).  




Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 27520


The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Experience working in at least one psychology lab or similar research setting.
  • Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely fashion in spite of changes in workload, changes in assignments, pressure of deadlines, competing assignments and heavy workloads.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing. Able to communicate effectively with research participants and to conduct data collection using clear and standardized procedures.
  • Experience assisting with research on at least one of the following topics: stigma, prejudice, discrimination, diversity, groups, emotions, subjective well-being, judgment and decision-making, consumer behavior, or social influence.
  • Skilled in Qualtrics and MTurk online data collection.
  • Rudimentary accounting skills and the ability to interpret budgets.
  • Willingness to become familiar with the forms and submission procedures to obtain research approvals from the UCLA Institutional Review Board and Office for the Protection of Research Subjects.



UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -




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Job No: 27520
Posted: 3/15/2018
Application Due: 5/14/2018
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