1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science or related field. Experience with experimental design and programming. Strong experience with human data collection and analysis. Programming with MATLAB and/or python, experience with statistics (SPSS). Neuroimaging analysis experience a plus (EEG, fMRI).
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science or related field. Experience with experimental design and programming. Strong experience with human data collection and analysis. Programming with MATLAB and/or python, experience with statistics (SPSS). Neuroimaging analysis experience a plus (EEG, fMRI).
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work independently and in a team.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated knowledge of data analysis (statistical tools such as SPSS).
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated ability with research in a Psychology or Clinical/Affective/Cognitive Neuroscience lab (with human subjects).
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent communication and organizational skills. Strong attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong computer skills (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, academic search engines). Some programming skills such as MATLAB, Python, shell scripting, or others.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 54706BR
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