Soc/Clin Research Assistant
Department: Psychology and Neuroscience - 319100
Vacancy ID: P009487
Position Summary: The research assistant will primarily contribute to the data management and analysis of ongoing studies in the lab, which are primarily in the area of substance use treatment and neuroimaging research. The data for these studies is longitudinal and is assessed via computerized tasks, functional neuroimaging, clinical interview, and self-report. The ideal candidate will have 1) experience managing, cleaning, structuring, and coding syntax for large datasets with SPSS or other established statistical software; 2) experience with neuroimaging analysis software (e.g., FSL, FreeSurfer, SPM); 3) experience in languages commonly used for neuroimaging analysis (e.g., Linux shell scripting, Python, and/or Matlab), and 4) experience working with e-prime. The position will also include, but to a lesser extent, contribution to study management, oversight of participant retention including participant tracking and locating, and data collection (self-report, interview, behavioral and biological assessments) at off site substance use treatment centers and public locations throughout the Triangle area. A detailed description of the BRANE lab research studies can be found at http://branelab.web.unc.edu
Application Deadline: 01/15/2019
Qualification and Experience: Bachelor's degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
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Special Instructions for Applicants: Please note that a resume and list of references are required when applying to this position.