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29512876 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $39,192 - $45,372

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Dr. Halle Dimsdale-Zucker is seeking one full-time 100% appointment Lab Assistant to begin in Summer 2023. The duration for the position is one year with the opportunity for renewal based on funding, department needs, and performance. Her laboratory studies human memory and uses neuropsychological, cognitive, physiological, and neuroimaging data in younger and healthy older adults. The Lab Assistant will be involved in multiple aspects of work in the lab including participant recruitment and screening, data collection, programming behavioral tasks, maintenance and analysis of behavioral and neuroimaging data, authoring posters for presentation, and authoring manuscripts for publication. The Lab Assistant will also have administrative duties, including coordinating team meetings, managing teams of research assistants, assisting with IRB and other documents, and maintaining study databases and lab documentation. The position is ideal for motivated individuals interested in pursuing an advanced degree in cognitive neuroscience or related fields. The expected pay range for this position is between $39,191.76 - $42,094.08.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma Required Bachelor?s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or related field Preferred

Experience Experience Requirement

Undergraduate level statistics course and experience with statistical analysis packages (e.g. Matlab, SPSS, R, Excel, etc.) Preferred Minimum of 1 year of laboratory experience or two years of college courses in the natural, physical or social sciences and laboratory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Required

Minimum Requirements

Detail-oriented with outstanding organizational and time management skills Demonstrated background and passion for research experience in psychology or neuroscience Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Experience recruiting, scheduling, or collecting data from human subjects

Experience working with older adults

Experience conducting independent research in psychology or neuroscience

Ability to occasionally work on an evening or weekend to assist in the recruitment of participants or to collect study data

Experience collecting and/or analyzing human neuroimaging data (fMRI, EEG)

Proficiency in conducting statistical analyses with SPSS, Python, R, or another statistical package

Proficiency in written and verbal communication in Spanish

Computer skills such as programming experience in R, MATLAB, Python, or a related programming language

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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