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Research Assistant III

Description

Purpose:
At the Laboratory of Neurocognitive Development (LNCD), we use multimodal neuroimaging, such as fMRI, DTI, MEG, and PET, to characterize neurocognitive development during adolescence. Our research focuses on the brain circuitry that allows for higher-order cognition, including networks for voluntary response suppression and spatial working memory. The Research Assistant III will perform research related functions in support of a grant funded research project including coordinating daily schedules, supporting recruitment efforts for all research projects, and assisting with research data.

This position is grant funded.

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.
  • Travel planning experience preferred.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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