Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Requisition Number: Staff_10315
Business Unit: College of Medicine
Department: Neurological Sciences 50001975
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
The research assistant will work in the Mind & Brain Health Labs (MBHL) with the principle investigator and research team to coordinate, develop, and conduct scholarly and clinical research projects. This includes ongoing NIH research in aging, medical, and neurological populations. This position will be responsible for coordination of designated operations of the laboratory that includes multiple research initiatives. Maintain compliance with various regulatory agencies; identifies materials needed to be purchased and reviews laboratory expenditures. This person will be responsible for ordering of lab supplies, review lab expenses and maintain adequate supply stock in the lab. The ideal candidate will be independent, responsible, self-motivated, and have prior research in an empirical psychology lab. This is an excellent opportunity to get exposure to cognitive, translational, and clinical research and can provide opportunities to build CVs via research experience and potential publications. MBHL offers opportunities for applicants to apply and develop diverse research and computational skills. MBHL is housed in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. MBHL fosters multidisciplinary activities of clinicians and researchers devoted to translational research on human neurocognitive performance across laboratory and real-world settings. The labs use sophisticated tools including high-fidelity driving simulation, cognitive assessment, and sensor-based measures of physiology and behavior. The mission of the labs is to improve health, quality of life, and mobility across the lifespan. The See
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