Research Technologist I

Job description

Job no: 703814
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 08
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 SummaryThe MSU Clinical Psychophysiology Lab is seeking a full-time Research Technologist I, who will be conducting behavioral and neurophysiological experiments, under the direction of Dr. Jason Moser, exploring effortful control interventions and anxiety treatment for young children, as well as other graduate student and faculty research projects. The Research Technologist I will be responsible for:
  • Conducting behavioral and neurophysiological experiments, under the direction of Dr. Jason Moser, in order to generate data for a National Institute of Health funded research project exploring effortful control interventions and anxiety treatment for young children
  • Scheduling and interacting with participants to conduct the informed consent process and obtain study measures
  • Recording data by constructing spreadsheets to monitor and track progression of the project
  • Supervising, problem solving, and training undergraduate students and student employees in their work on the project
  • Assisting in compiling test results for future composition of reports and publications; logistical and organizational support to project faculty and graduate students
  • Ordering supplies and equipment
  • Assist with the creation and writing of protocols
  • Administrative duties including data management and maintaining project website
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in psychology or related field; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in basic research techniques in psychology or related field; word processing, spreadsheet; database and/or desktop publishing software; presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
  • One to two years of research experience
  • Experience with neurophysiological experiments with children as young as age 3
  • IRB and regulatory compliance knowledge
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

Cover letter


Work Hours

8-5 with occasional evenings and weekends

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 5/11/2021, at 11:55 PM

Advertised: May 5, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 18, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 5/7/2021
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time