University of California, Santa Barbara
Position title: Junior Specialist
Open date: April 28, 2023
Most recent review date: Friday, May 12, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.
Responsibilities of the Junior Specialist will include engaging in specialized research associated with ongoing projects, including behavioral and neuroimaging studies interrogating the role of gonadal hormones in the human brain. The Junior Specialist will assist with recruiting, organizing, and scheduling participants, help with reimbursements, conducting literature reviews, developing/programming experiments, acquiring and analyzing data (behavioral, fMRI), and preparing results for presentation. The Junior Specialist will also assist with training of research volunteers, and managing research protocols.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service as appropriate to the position.
-Demonstrated potential for excellence in research as evidenced by previous laboratory experience or research assistant positions (6+ months duration), conference presentations, and/or publications.
-interest in endocrinology and/or women’s brain health (e.g. demonstrated through relevant conference presentations or publications)
-A demonstrated record of academic excellence as evidenced by outstanding grades. Preferred candidates will have a major GPA of 3.5 or higher.
-experience with programming tools (UNIX, bash, MATLAB/Python programming), a strong background in statistics
-previous research experience with human subjects (1 or more years).
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
- 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02503
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
To apply for this job please visit recruit.ap.ucsb.edu.