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Research Assistant III (Casual) Sleep and Behavioral Neuroscience Center (SBNC) Laboratory

Description

Purpose:
The casual Research Assistant III will assist polysomnographic technologists in acquiring accurate and complete recordings of electrophysiological data in the Sleep and Behavioral Neuroscience Center (SBNC) laboratory.  The RAIII will also assist with study procedures as specified by the protocol design which may include (but is not limited to) monitoring of various data acquisition devices, administration of forms and paper/pencil and computer assessments, collection labeling and storage of urine/saliva samples and accurately obtaining vital signs from participants and patients.

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 and analysis 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.
  • Ability to work any shift, including days, evening, nights and weekends.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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