Department: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 50000516
Reg-Temp: Part-Time Regular
The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a part-time (.50 FTE) Research Assistant position. The prospective candidate will work in the Stanley Truhlsen Eye Institute under the supervision of a multidisciplinary scientific team comprised of an ophthalmologist, neuro-ophthalmologist, and neuroscientist. Research projects will focus primarily on topics at the intersection of vision, cognition, and driving in glaucoma. The candidate will manage several technical, administrative, and human subjects responsibilities across research projects. Exceptional RA's will have the opportunity to be involved in manuscript and grant preparation, experimental design, project development, and data analysis. Applicants are being accepted online at http://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/53165. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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