Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2024 05:06 PM
Position Details Position Information Requisition Number S3348P Home Org Name Psychological Sciences Division Name College of Liberal Arts Position Title Research Assistant Job Class Code HA01 Appointment Status Full-time Part-time FTE Limited Term Yes Limited Term Length 16 months Job Summary This is a sixteen month limited term appointment. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds. Assists researchers in planning, maintaining or completing research programs and/or projects involved in the discovery of new knowledge, techniques, and concepts which require fundamental scientific/research knowledge, skills and abilities following relevant policies, procedures, regulations and laws. The lab’s research focuses on understanding brain processes associated with social, affective, and moral decision making. We’re particularly interested in how these neural processes relate to problem behaviors and psychopathology, such as substance use and criminal behavior. The lab uses techniques such as fMRI and TMS. Currently, the lab is funded by NIH to examine a TMS and neurofeedback intervention for Alcohol Use Disorder, particularly in terms of negative social outcomes. About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community. Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn. Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all. Essential Functions Assists in the development of project proposals, plans and protocols. Conducts routine or fundamental experiments, investigations and/or studies related to programs and projects in pursuit of new knowledge, techniques and concepts. Assists with logistical considerations to include equipment, materials, and labor needs. Collects data/samples related to others’ research and in routine cases. Records, compiles, processes and analyzes data/samples. Documents results and observations in writing as well as presenting results to others. May assist in the preparation of research results for publication or presentation at conferences to include assisting in literature reviews and assisting in the writing of results and discussions. May instruct students and/or supervise others’ research in area of expertise. Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Education: Level I: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Neuroscience or closely related field. Level II: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Neuroscience or closely related field and 2 years experience. Experience: Experience in research practices and protocols Previous research experience and/or experience in administrative settings Undergraduate volunteer experiences are acceptable to meet this requirement Substitutions allowed for Experience: When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience. Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications Minimum Skills and Abilities Strong organizational and interpersonal skills Ability to work independently Minimum Technology Skills Ability to use computers to conduct essential functions as requested, and to learn new software and programs as needed Minimum License and Certifications Desired Qualifications Desired Qualifications At least 2 semesters of research experience, or equivalent Experience with any/all of the following: clinical populations; statistics; neuroimaging (particularly fMRI or TMS) Knowledge of other software/programs used by the lab (Microsoft Office/Word/Teams, Endnote, Qualtrics, R, Box, PsychoPy, AFNI, SPM, FSL etc.) Enthusiasm for the lab’s research topics Posting Detail Information Salary Range $33,300 - $52,700 Job Category Research Working Hours if Non-Traditional City position is located in: Auburn State position is located: AL List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position Posting Date 01/30/2024 Closing Date EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Price - 32200.000000000004 - 40700
• Location: Auburn, AL Auburn, AL Alabama
• Post ID: 9069222274 Auburn