Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Human Connectome Project (HCP) on aging seeks to characterize functional and physical aspects of the human brain across the age span.
Administer study protocols, including online cognitive and behavioral assessments and possibly acquire in-person samples and data and MRI data.
Acquire data in older adults of all ages.
The temporary position is currently funded through May 31, 2021. Earliest start date October 19, 2020.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
· Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
· Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
· Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
· Excellent retirement plans with employer match
· Disability and employer paid life insurance
· Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
· Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
· Student loan forgiveness opportunity
· Opportunities for growth and promotion
· Employee Assistance Program
For more information regarding benefits: https://humanresources.umn.edu/sites/humanresources.umn.edu/files/2020_tcd-cslr-75100-ben-0105-7_cs_final.pdf
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
B.S. or B.A. in science, technology, engineering, or neuroscience; a combination of comparable education and work experience to equal four years; or a CMA or comparable training in phlebotomy and work experience totaling four years.
Willingness to complete training in basic phlebotomy techniques.
Able to take turns on team working evenings and least 2 out of 4 weekends.
Must be capable of sitting long periods of time during data acquisition.
Must not have metal implants or be dependent upon devices that are incompatible with magnetic field.
Able to verbally communicate clearly.
Adequate hearing and vision to communicate with subjects and assess MRI image quality.
Willingness to groom and dress in a manner that is respectful to research subjects and willingness to remove jewelry that is incompatible with magnetic field.
Strongly prefer experience in research with human participants.
Strongly prefer volunteer or professional experience working with older adults.
Willing to work more than 2 out of 4 weekends.
Experience with calling customers or candidates.
Experience conducting telephone interviews.
Ability to follow a protocol and maintain professional rapport with human subjects of all ages.
Ability to take initiative to solve problems as they arise.
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
Ability to divide attention among multiple responsibilities.
Experience using instrumentation to acquire data.
Ability to use software to operate equipment.
Internal Number: 337906
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