Clinical Research Associate I

University of Nebraska Medical Center - Omaha, NE4.0

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Department Neurological Sciences 50001975 Business Unit College of Medicine Reg-Temp Full-Time Regular Work Schedule M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm Position Summary
The research assistant will work in the Mind & Brain Health Labs (MBHL) with the principle investigator and research team to coordinate, develop, and conduct scholarly and clinical research projects. This includes ongoing NIH research in aging, medical, and neurological populations. The ideal candidate will be independent, responsible, self-motivated, and have prior research in an empirical psychology lab. This is an excellent opportunity to get exposure to cognitive, translational, and clinical research and can provide opportunities to build CVs via research experience and potential publications. MBHL offers opportunities for applicants to apply and develop diverse research and computational skills. MBHL is housed in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. MBHL fosters multidisciplinary activities of clinicians and researchers devoted to translational research on human neurocognitive performance across laboratory and real-world settings. The labs use sophisticated tools including high-fidelity driving simulation, cognitive assessment, and sensor-based measures of physiology and behavior. The mission of the labs is to improve health, quality of life, and mobility across the lifespan. The See “unmc.edu/mbhl” for more details on MBHL.

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Posting Category Research - Non Academic Working Title Clinical Research Associate I Job Title Clincal Research Associate L1 Appointment Type C2 - REG OFF/SERV HRLY Salary Range $14.712 - $20.577/hourly Job Requisition Begin Date 10/16/2018
Required and Preferred Qualifications
Required Education: Associate's degree or equivalent

If any degree/training is required, please specify the type:
Health, Science or related field.

(Will consider four years related education/experience combined)

Required Experience 2 years
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Experience in a laboratory and/or clinical research setting.

(Will consider four years related education/experience combined)

Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Access
Required Other Computer Applications: Microsoft Office

Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
web design, MATLAB, R, python, SPSS, experimental presentation software, or other general programming experience

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Health, Science or related field.

Preferred Experience:
1. Reasonable (1-3 years) experience in social, cognitive, or health science lab experience is desired, including experience with data collection, recruitment and conducting of studies with research participants.
2. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Access, Excel, and Powerpoint) and Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat is desired.
3. Experience and background in the administration of cognitive and neuropsychological tests is desirable.
4. Experience working with elderly and patient populations is desired.
5. Previous experience with general programming languages (e.g., MATLAB, Python, shell scripting), statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R), and use/programming of experimental presentation software (e.g., ePrime, Psychtoolbox, SuperLab, etc.) is desirable.
6. Basic knowledge of statistical methods for analysis of cognitive and behavioral data is desirable.
7. Basic computer programming, electrical/mechanical troubleshooting, and engineering skills are desired.
8. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills is required.
9. Ability to effectively work independently and in a team is required.

Preferred License: Yes

If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Valid driver’s license

Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications: SAS

Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of researchers is required.
2. Understanding physical, cognitive, visual, psychologic impairments of subjects with neurological disorders and ability to interact with them in a patient and professional manner is required.

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