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Research Assistant - Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of one year of research experience, preferably in the field of cognitive psychology, cognitive science, or neuroscience.
• Demonstrated interest in human cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, or cognitive psychology research, such as through prior coursework, relevant research experience, and/or interest in pursuing advanced research or graduate training in cognitive psychology, neuroimaging, or neuroscience.
• Ability to use or rapidly learn to use eye-tracking and EEG for data collection.
• Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills (ability to communicate clearly to be understood by participants; ability to establish interpersonal rapport with participants and community businesses to facilitate recruiting).
• Demonstrated ability to do independent, self-directed work.
• Demonstrated attention to detail and high level of organization.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule that will include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
• Basic proficiency with data entry and managing skills, familiarity with computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

Desired Qualifications:
• Two years research experience. Preferably in cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, cognitive science, or neuroscience.
• Experience with neuroimaging research, including MRI and/or EEG.
• Experience with computer programming.
• Experience working with children between the ages of 5-12 in a research setting.
• Experience working with stroke patients in a research setting.

Application Details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "relevant file" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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