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Research Associate/Data Manager

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Aging, Metabolism & Emotions Center in the Department of Psychiatry and the Center for Health and Community is seeking a research statistician. The candidate should have a masters or PhD in an area related to Health Psychology or Biostatistics and have experience publishing research. Ideally this person will have in depth experience with SPSS and SAS, as well as more sophisticated modeling software (e.g., M-plus, R, HLM). The primary role will be to manage data and conduct complex data analyses from longitudinal observational and intervention studies of caregivers (parental caregivers of children with autism, dementia caregivers), as well as studies of obesity (stress, metabolic responses, neurobiology). The secondary role will be to participate in the publication process, including the option of leading publications. This position is ideal for a highly intellectually curious person who loves data analyses, wants to learn more about stress biomarkers and aging, and enjoys working with a dynamic collaborative team of faculty and trainees. If you are interested, please send your resume ASAP to Drs. Aric Prather and Elissa Epel at

Research Voluteers:

We often have opportunities for several volunteers to work on research studies. The application process involves sending your resume, hours available, and interests to Stephanie Stoner at You will then hear from us about whether there are any openings at this time, and if so, if you will be invited for an interview. These positions are ideal for undergraduates or people considering graduate school and want to get research experience and investigate career options in psychology or medicine.

Volunteering to participate in Research Studies:

No open studies at this time.

You may check other studies open to enrollment at UCSF Psychiatry.

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