University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab: Research Specialist

February 05, 2021

The Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (PI: Maital Neta, psychology.unl.edu/can-lab/) invites applications for a full-time Research Specialist (start date negotiable, ideally summer 2021). The lab uses functional neuroimaging, psychophysiology, behavioral techniques, and network analyses to examine individual differences in emotion processing and emotion regulation. The successful candidate will play an integral role in every stage of research, including (1) stimulus/task development and programming experiments, (2) recruitment and collection of human subject data, (3) analysis of data, and (4) assisting in the preparation of grants and manuscripts. In addition, in their managerial capacity they will perform administrative duties (e.g., IRB administration, purchasing) and help train and supervise lab personnel (e.g., undergraduate research assistants). This position is ideal for individuals interested in pursuing graduate studies in psychology and/or neuroscience, as it will foster expertise in a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches in these fields. Essential qualifications: – Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, computer science, or related field – Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills – Research experience in psychology or neuroscience – Proficiency with a programming language such as R, Matlab or Python is preferred, and special consideration will be given to individuals with experience collecting and/or analyzing neuroimaging data. To apply, please fill out the application form here. You will need your CV and the contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and proceed on a rolling basis. For full consideration, apply by March 1, 2021. University of Nebraska – Lincoln is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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