Job Description

Job Title: Research Assistant III
Job ID: 90603986
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight, M-F
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Szanto
Location: 100 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

The Decision Neuroscience and Psychopathology Lab at the University of Pittsburgh studies decision processes in depression, suicidal behavior. Our basic focus is on neural mechanisms of reinforcement learning, including learning from social exchanges and on how humans resolve the explore-exploit dilemma. We use behavioral experiments, computational modeling and fMRI.


This position is grant funded.

Purpose:

Perform research related functions in support of a grant funded research project.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform entry level research related functions in support of a research project(s).
  • Perform more advanced clerical and/or data entry responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Some college preferred.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages required.
  • Knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.
  • Prior research experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $14.54 to $22.79 / hour

    Union Position: No

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