Department:Center for Translational Neuroscience Rank:Research Assistant Annual Basis:12 Month
Review of Applications Begins May 1, 2019; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants Please submit a CV, cover letter, and three professional references with your online application.
Department Summary The Center for Translational Neuroscience (CTN) is a center within the Department of Psychology whose mission is to translate knowledge from basic neuroscience and apply it to improve well-being, promote resilience, and mitigate the effects of early adverse experiences.
The Psychology department, located within the College of Arts and Sciences, is one of the largest departments supporting significant instructional and research activities in a wide range of fields within the discipline. The Department enrolls about 1,900 students per term, with approximately 300 undergraduate Psychology majors, and 80 doctoral students, and includes approximately 35 teaching faculty, emeriti faculty, research staff, graduate students, and professional/administrative staff. For more information on the Department, visit https://psychology.uoregon.edu/. For more information on the CTN, visit http://ctn.uoregon.edu/.
Position Summary The Data Manager will be responsible for organizing, processing, and preparing data within the Stress Neurobiology and Prevention (SNAP) lab, housed within the Center for Translational Neuroscience (CTN) at the University of Oregon. The Data Manager will work with project investigators and coordinators to set up survey tools (e.g. Qualtrics) for data collection, create data processing scripts, and prepare data and graphics for grant submissions, presentations, and funder reports. In addition, the Data Manager may also assist with data analysis on various projects in the lab as needed. The Data Manager will be asked to track and report their time spent on each project to help with cost projections on future projects.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's degree. • Extensive experience using statistical programs such as SPSS or R to process data, create reports, and prepare data for analysis. • Experience creating computerized data collection surveys using tools such as Qualtrics. • Experience using spreadsheets to track incoming data on research projects.
Professional Competencies • Excellent written and oral skills. • Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.
Preferred Qualifications • Degree in Psychology or a related field. • Previous experience working with neural (e.g., EEG/fMRI) and biological (e.g., cortisol) data. • Experience working with intervention data (i.e. randomized control trial or longitudinal data).
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