Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
We seek a Lab Manager to help establish the new lab in Chicago both administratively and scientifically.
1) This individual will help develop and oversee compliance policies and protocols (IRBs)
2) Order and set up lab equipment and supplies,
3) Recruit participants (including patients in coordination with clinical units),
4) Maintain participant records (e.g., consent forms, screening forms),
5) Help design and maintain the lab website, schedule lab meetings, and
6)perform other day-to-day lab management tasks.
7) In addition to these administrative responsibilities, this individual will also conduct research under the guidance and supervision of the Principal Investigator, including an independent project (which will involve conceptualization, data collection, analysis, presentation of results, writing, and paper submission).
8) Other research responsibilities include training and assisting lab members with data collection and technical troubleshooting. This is a particularly exciting opportunity for someone who wants to be part of a growing team where they are valued for their scientific as well as their managerial contribution. 10)This position will provide useful training for individuals who are considering graduate school.
This is a one-year position, but a commitment of two years is strongly preferred. There will be the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis beyond the initial two years. The start data will ideally be between 7/1/2020 and 10/1/2020. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
1) Bachelorâ™s degree (or higher) in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, or a related field.
1) Prior research experience (especially in a cognitive neuroscience lab studying memory and/or decision making).
3) Candidates must be organized and detail-oriented, able to exercise good judgement and take initiative, able to work independently as well as collaboratively, and possess excellent communication skills. Knowledge of human research protocols (IRBs, consent forms, HIPAA)
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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