Research Assistant Needed: Genetics of PTSD Study

We are looking for a part-time volunteer research assistant for an IRB-approved study on the Genetics of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (Colin P. Dias, M.D., Principal Investigator, IRB #HS-10-00623). This exciting study is being conducted at the Keck School of Medicine, USC. Recruiting is being done on-site in the Department of Emergency Medicine at LAC + USC Medical Center.

This is an opportunity to cultivate research and clinical skills in a stimulating environment while receiving research training and supervision from our professional research team members.

Undergraduate students majoring in psychology will have opportunities to:
Support the study by preparing clinical interview materials and entering data in SPSS.
Oversee the entire study process and provide support for the clinical interviewers.
Interact with research participants to manage scheduling of interviews.

No cost training and certification in HIPAA, Human Subjects, and Good Clinical Practice compliance.

Participation in monthly clinical supervision with Dr. John Briere, a world expert in treatment of trauma.

Attend research team meetings.

Support in developing your own research project that may be presented at professional conferences.

Advanced undergraduate students may apply for PSYC 391 course credit.

If you are interested in being part of our energetic and skilled research team, please email your CV to Dr. Semple along with a brief cover letter that includes a statement of interest.


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