Lab Manager, The Neural Vitality Laboratory, University of Southern California

May 08, 2024

The Neural Vitality Laboratory (NRV) is seeking a full-time lab manager! Led by Dr. Bruna Martins-Klein, NRV is a clinical geropsychology lab led by Dr. Bruna Martins-Klein at the University of Southern California studying emotion regulation, mindfulness, and cognitive flexibility across the lifespan. Ongoing studies integrate fMRI, eyetracking, EEG, ECG, EMA and self-report to track neurophysiological mechanisms promoting emotional resilience in older adulthood.

To apply, please complete the following application form: NRV Lab Manager Application

Essential Functions

  • Prepare experiments and experimental tasks
  • Data collection either through direct administration of experiments to participants, including informed consent procedures
  • Maintenance of participants’ records, recruiting participants for paid experiments, and serving as the contact person for potential participants
  • Administrative duties including ordering supplies, maintenance of paperwork, recruitment and supervision of undergraduate research assistants

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to follow detailed instructions, oral and written
  • Familiarity with lab procedures, such as experiment following a protocol to collect behavioral and physiological data from human subjects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, or related field, preferred but not required
  • Prior experience with neuroimaging, data preprocessing, and software/programming, e.g., FSL, freesurfer, bash, preferred but not require

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