Instructional Support Assistant

Stony Brook, NY
Mar 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Instructional Support Assistant-1700662

Required Qualifications (Evidenced by an attached resume)

Associate's degree in Psychology or related field. Ability to demonstrate professional competence in research activities. Experience working or volunteering in a psychology or neuroscience lab.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field in hand or by July 1, 2017. Prior experience with fMRI data collection and analysis. Prior experience with eye-tracking data collection and analysis. Experience with EPrime, Matlab, and/or Python. Experience collecting data with children.

Brief Description of Duties:

Assist in numerous aspects of the research process and contribute to the day-to-day operations of the lab. Incumbent must have outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving, strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make effective decisions, strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail and be highly motivated.

  • Conducting research visits
  • Collecting bio data
  • Scheduling
  • Managing data
  • Training and Supervising
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Psychology-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmPsychology-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Mar 23, 2017
Posting End Date: Apr 22, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $34,276
Salary Grade: SL1


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