This is a full-time position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and involves the collection of data related to how the mind and brain change with age and the factors that promote successful aging.
The incumbent will be involved in data collection, data management, data monitoring and conducting statistical analyses to ensure data integrity and safety standards. The employee will have independent research responsibilities and must be motivated and very organized.
A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field is required and prior experience working with older adult or cognitively impaired populations is desired.
The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences is committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.
All candidates are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (including at least one supervisor, two preferred) with name, contact information, and relationship to candidate. Applications that do not include these documents will be considered incomplete.
Some research experience, or an equivalent combination of research and education, preferably working with older human subject population.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Research.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5:00 May vary with project needs
Hiring Range: $20,904.00 - $32,760.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19003020
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.