Psychometrist Job at UC San Diego 2019

Apply for the vacant Psychometrist Job at UC San Diego 2019. See job descriptions, qualifications, job condition and the link to apply.

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Job Details:

#100323 Psychometrist

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Filing Deadline: Wed 7/17/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/9/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/17/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Psychometrist Job at UC San Diego 2019 – Job DESCRIPTION

UCSD Department of Psychiatry is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering challenging career opportunities in the diverse areas of advanced educational programs, cutting-edge research, and state-of-the-art clinical services. The department is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees.

Under supervision, the incumbent will administer and score neuropsychological, psychiatric, and substance use tests, questionnaires, and interviews in a large neuroAIDS research center. Assessment procedures require adherence to standardized protocols, eliciting optimal participant performance, generating written behavioral notes regarding participant effort and test validity, and preparing charts for clinical ratings and diagnoses. Incumbent will also be responsible for data quality assurance procedures, including data cleaning, double scoring, and providing oral and written feedback as necessary. Opportunities are available for participation in other supervised research activities, including literature reviews, data coding, data analysis, and the preparation of scientific presentations and manuscripts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Psychology, or related field including training in administering and scoring individual and group psychological tests; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently administer and score a neuropsychological battery according to standardized procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to administer structured psychiatric interview (e.g. CIDI) and obtain detailed substance use history according to standardized procedures.
  • Demonstrated experience in a research setting or academic institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize inadequate responses or inconsistent information provided by research participants and collect reliable, accurate, and comprehensive information in interviews.
  • Excellent organizational skills, demonstrating the ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and maintain accurate records and to train and direct others in these areas.
  • Working knowledge of psychological and mental health terms.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain files. Record keeping and file management skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working with sick subjects under research conditions.
  • Demonstrated behavioral observation skills and demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Excellent and appropriate communication skills in dealing with subjects, including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility.
  • User level (non-programming) experience with microcomputers.


  • Ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish fluently.
  • Minimum of one year related experience.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be willing to work with people infected with the HIV virus.
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime, including evenings and weekends.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should visit the official job site to apply: Click here to Apply

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