Research Analyst

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Job Title:

Research Analyst

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Department Name:

7H100:Department of Neuroscience

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time


Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some evenings and weekends

Job Summary:

A research analyst position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Gold ( to participate in NIH funded projects. The position involves ongoing research on neurocognitive aging using MRI methods. Specific research focuses on identifying the effects aging, vascular pathologies and Alzheimer’s disease pathologies on brain networks and cognition. Job responsibilities include: data quality control, managing Unix workstations running Redhat including software updates, system updates and maintenance of software functionality; data anonymization and upload; following lab-pipelines for generating MRI summary measures; aiding the development of new Unix scripts for data analyses.

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Unix scripting

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The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

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Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time