Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the School of Health Professions within the department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Temporary Research Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Esopenko Brain Health Lab and provides assistance in research projects surrounding the lab. Among the key duties for this position are the following:
Assists in the development and renewal of IRB protocols.
Assists in data collection and analysis.
Maintenance and operation of laboratory equipment.
Conducts literature searches as assigned.
Assists in the preparation of research abstracts and manuscript drafts, revisions, and submission in collaboration with the PI and graduate students.
Prepares posters and/or oral presentations in collaboration with the PI and graduate students.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's of Arts or Science in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Sciences, Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or related field.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Candidates must have knowledge of and experience with research or clinical experience assessing human participants, statistical package (SPSS, matlab, R), use of PubMed, and scientific writing.
Masters Degree preferred.
Experience with experiment programming software (matlab, Presentation) and functional and structural neuroimaging imaging analysis programs (SPM, AFNI, freesurfer, and FSL).
Must be willing to have a flexible working schedule for participant assessment.
Position is a one (1) year contract.
This is a grant funded position.
Posting Number: 20ST1670
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 119758
About Rutgers University
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