Three Openings at Brite Center – Los Angeles, CA

Three Openings at Brite Center – Los Angeles, CA

Brite Center

Brite Center (www.MinorityHealthDisparities.org) is looking to fill three positions.

Half Time Project Director. RCT on mHealth Behavioral Smoking Cessation Intervention with Korean Youth 14-19 years of age.  Applicants for this job MUST have prior experience with RCT’s. Preparation and monitoring of regulatory documents and close monitoring of all regulatory guidelines to ensure strict compliance. This position will provide quality assurance of study data and will be directly responsible for the preparation of reports to research Investigators detailing study progress. This person will conduct research interviews with participants, work with community groups in Koreatown in Los Angeles, collect data from program records and other sources, perform data entry, perform basic statistical analyses, and code and screen interviews conducted by others.  This position will join an active team of engineers, computer scientists, clinical psychologists and public health experts.  The person must be willing to work in a team science format.  Must have demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills in English.  Basic capacity to speak and write Korean is an asset but not required. Preference will be given to those with manuscripts published or submitted.  One year position good for work experience prior to graduate or medical school.  Please send CV and contact information for 3 references to uclabritecenter@ucla.edu. Salary is commensurate with experience and education.  See www.MinorityHealthDisparities.org to learn more about the BRITE Center.

Center Manager.  We are looking for a full time manager who has excellent administrative and interpersonal skills.  Must be tech savy and able to arrange and oversee the use of collaborative technology tools for remote meetings, organizing and communication with community partners.  Must be skilled in scheduling complex schedules to accomplish meetings of participants with lots of competing demands and changing schedules.  This person will assist with grant preparation, manuscript preparation and posting of materials on the web.

Therefore should be familiar with APA, AMA and other manuscript formats, this is required.  Experience in writing and the production of NIH grants is preferred.  There are opportunities for participation in publications, work within racial/ethnic minority communities and participation in training opportunities.  Please send CV and contact information for 3 references to uclabritecenter@ucla.edu This position is a one year position with possibilities for renewal.

Half-Time mHealth/Web manager.  Looking for an individual with expertise in the development and conduct of research of mHealth apps for behavioral interventions, with the capacity to teach community and health care partners how to use apps and collaborative technology tools.  Position will involve running yearly community solvathon.  Must be able to work within a team science format as well as with community partner. Individual must have strong oral and written communication skills in English.

Experience in mHealth research is preferred as well as interest in the development of scientific publications. Please send CV and contact information for 3 references to uclabritecenter@ucla.edu