The Women and Children’s Health and Well-Being Project at Chapman University, directed by Dr. Laura Glynn, is seeking a full-time research assistant. This position presents diverse opportunities to participate in work on NIH and CA state-funded research on early-life experiences, brain development, and vulnerability to mental illnesses during childhood and adolescence. Our program is a collaboration between UC Irvine’s Conte Center and Chapman University. Employment will be through Chapman University.
The research assistant will have the opportunity to work with several cohorts and will be responsible for recruiting and testing mothers, infants, school-age children, adolescents, and young adults. Other responsibilities include overseeing IRB protocols, field studies of mood via smart phone technology, attending participant MRI sessions, and assisting the PIs with data analysis. Bilingual English/Spanish candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
Our program has been in existence for over 20 years. So far, more than 1,500 families have participated in our studies. Successful candidates must be committed to the long-term success of our relationship with participants and to careful and thoughtful data collection and analysis.
For more information about our studies:
https://contecenter.uci.ed Projects 2 & 3
https://opr.ca.gov/ciapm/activity/research/aces/awardees.html “Using Precision Medicine to Tackle Impacts of Adverse and Unpredictable Experiences on Children’s Neurodevelopment”