RA Position @ Children's Hospital Los Angeles

The Levitt Lab at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Research on Children, Youth, and Families (CHLA DRCYF) is hiring one full-time Research Assistant to participate in the recruitment and retention of participants in research studies investigating factors that influence early child development. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or associates degree in marketing, political science, psychology, communications, or related scientific field
  • Excellent written and verbal English and Spanish communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills, ability to multitask, and attention to detail
  • Proactive and able to work independently
  • Work well as part of a collaborative team
  • Communication skills sensitive to the delicate and confidential nature of asking people health related questions
  • Excellent telephone manners and listening skills
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from recruitment partners and participants
  • Navigate multiple computer applications with speed, accuracy, and proficiency. Software programs include database management, presentation packages, spreadsheets from Excel, and advanced word processing
  • Highly detailed and organized
  • Able to function effectively in a team setting
  • Needs to demonstrate consistent professional conduct
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret study protocols for recruitment purposes

The position is available immediately. This is a full-time position with a minimum expected commitment of two years. This position is ideal for individuals with prior research experience recruiting families for pediatric research with a cultural understanding of diverse peoples.

To apply:  Please apply using this link
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position is contingent on passing a technical skills interview.




  • Paid job
  • Post-graduation