Clinical Research Coordinator at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

September 30, 2021

Clinical Research Coordinator: Neural Mechanisms of Human Emotion

The Sturm lab ( in the Department of Neurology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) invites applicants for a clinical research coordinator position to work on a project that examines the neural mechanisms that generate human emotion.

It is not well understood how the brain generates human emotion and we are using several innovative approaches to make progress on this problem. We welcome motivated applicants to help contribute to this project. Please submit your application to the link below if you are interested. The start date is flexible, but ideally 11/01/2021. This is a full-time position and a competitive pay scale is being offered.

Responsibilities will vary but include:

  • Data collection from human subjects in a medical setting
  • Coding components of the analysis pipeline (MATLAB)
  • Data preprocessing
  • Data analysis
  • Assisting in the construction of behavioral tasks
  • Data management
  • Patient coordination and chart review (lower relative to other responsibilities)
  • Contributing to figure and manuscript preparation

Qualifications may include:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or nearing graduation and can work 40 hrs/week)
  • Coding and data analysis experience (MATLAB/python)
  • Quantitative, affective neuroscience, or general neuroscience background
  • Previous experience in academic research
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Team-oriented working style

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