Harvard University Research Assistant I Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts
47909BRAuto req ID:47909BRJob Code:403108 Research Assistant I Lab Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Research Assistant ISub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:052Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Background in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field and previous research experience is required.Additional Qualifications:B.A., B.S. preferred. Candidates should have proficiency with basic computing packages such as MS Word and Excel; and will have some familiarity with one or more of the following (Linux, MATLAB, SPM, FSL, fMRI). Strong interpersonal skills, prior research experience, high level of organization with careful attention to detail, and comfort with technical skills is required. This position requires a high degree of motivation and self-sufficiency, although extensive training and supervision will be provided.Additional Information:
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. This is a two-year term position with renewal dependent upon continuation of funding. This is an excellent and unique opportunity for a motivated individual to gain experience with clinical populations in conjunction with neuroscience in preparation for a graduate career. When applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter in our preferred format as one, combined document (resume followed by cover letter). Please also include a list of professional references with your resume.
Department:PsychologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:35 hours per weekJob Function:Research Duties & Responsibilities:Full-time Research Assistant (RA) wanted for an exciting, large-scale project in the laboratory of Professor Randy Buckner. The RA’s primary responsibilities include: (1) data acquisition using behavioral and neuroimaging techniques (MRI); (2) data entry, data checking, and quality control procedures; and (3) subject recruitment and enrollment through community outreach and advertising. Other responsibilities include serving as an interface among several collaborating lab groups, maintaining participant databases, scoring and processing data and assisting with administrative tasks.School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.