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Research Project Manager

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles
$29.12 - $64.27 hourly

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Research Project Manager
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 37638
Salary: $29.12 - $64.27 hourly

Position Description:
The successful candidate will have primary project management responsibility on a large research study examining the impact of guaranteed income on low-income folks. Principal duties include recruiting and retaining study participants according to research protocols; coding quantitative and qualitative data; leading collection of field data through interviewing and other techniques; managing the study database; training, supervising, and collaborating with graduate student researchers; and assisting in research activities, including design of data collection instruments, conducting analyses, and assisting with preparation of technical reports and manuscripts for publication. Candidate must be comfortable with community-based field research, and preference will be given to those with 2-3 years of experience collecting original data and those with prior leadership experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders from community, government, and higher education institutions.

A Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree is preferred for this position. Experience in community-based, social work, or social services environments is strongly preferred. Preference will be given to those with prior research experience, particularly community-based and qualitative data collection and analysis. Fluency in Spanish is preferred, but not required. Must have excellent organizational skills, clinical judgment, and capacity to work independently. Travel throughout Los Angeles County, depending on the public health guidelines, may be required.

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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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,

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UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

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