Research Technologist II

Job description

Job no: 701802
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Psychology Social Science 10038698
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Research/Scientific, Union
Position Summary

The research technologist will be researching the neural basis of conscious vision, on a project funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation and performed at MSU in collaboration with researchers at NYU, UC Irvine, and Boston University.

Responsibilities will include recruiting and scheduling participants, collecting behavioral and neuroimaging data, organizing and analyzing study data. In addition, this position will involve general lab management and there will be opportunity to contribute to other ongoing projects in the lab.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in psychology, neuroscience, or related discipline; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience performing basic research techniques with human subjects; word processing, spreadsheet; database and/or desktop publishing software; presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or related discipline

Experience with vision research highly desirable

Experience using a programming language (Python, Matlab) is desired, but not necessary

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

1) Cover Letter
2) CV
3) Contact information (phone and email address) for three individuals who can provide a reference

Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is a limited-term position funded for one year from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Bidding eligibility ends on 5/4/2021, at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Apr 28, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 11, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 5/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time