Research Data Support Specialist II (Part Time)

Tucson, AZ
Apr 29, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

Brain Imaging and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Laboratory directed by Dr. Ying-hui Chou in the Department of Psychology, College of Science at University of Arizona is searching for a part-time Research Data Support Specialist II position.

Dr. Chou’s research group is conducting research projects involving non-invasive brain stimulation (e.g., trans cranial magnetic stimulation), brain imaging (e.g., diffusion tensor imaging and resting-state fMRI), and behavioral assessments in healthy adults and individuals with neurodegenerative disorders (e.g., mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, or Parkinson’s disease). The department of Psychology is an outstanding research environment, and there are many opportunities for collaboration with labs in the University of Arizona. The successful candidate should have prior experience with research of transcranial magnetic stimulation.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment of participants, transportation arrangement, and retention of participants for ongoing research studies
  • Data collection including behavioral, electromyographic and brain imaging data
  • Data analysis
  • Clinical regulatory procedures including IRB and clinical trial applications
  • Assistance in preparation of grants, papers, presentations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with research of transcranial magnetic stimulation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience, psychology, kinesiology or related field.



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Part Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

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hourly rate



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Research & Data Analysis

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Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Ying-hui Chou
Subject for Email should be: "Research Assistant"
Email: [email protected]

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Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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