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Research Specialist

Description

The Translational Neuropsychiatry Through Neuromodulation Laboratory (PI: Dr. Khaled Moussawi, MD, PhD) studies the neurobiology of drug addiction and the effects of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) on brain circuits in rodents. The lab is in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. The Research Specialist will be running a scientific project and performing experiments that involve animal behavior, caring for animal colonies, immunohistochemistry, electrophysiology, and brain stimulation.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently execute job functions for research protocol(s) including recruitment, scheduling appointments, obtaining written consent forms, collecting data by conducting phone or face to face interviews for research project(s).
  • Collaborate with senior research personnel regarding recruitment, data collection, outcomes of interviews, reports according to the needs of the study.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, sociology or related research field.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience in a research project and/or related clinical setting is required.
  • Familiarity with comptuers and common software packages required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology strongly preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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