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Research Assistant I

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This position is a 24-month term position. This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds. Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Research Assistant I
Department PBS
Position Number 1125587
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Position Purpose

To assist in the collection and analysis of human behavioral and neuroimaging data.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment.
  • Experience in designing psychological experiments.
  • Experience in analyzing data using Python, Matlab, or R statistical frameworks.
  • Experience working with computers including unix operating systems.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Strong commitment to a diverse working environment and to serving the needs of a large and diverse community.
Minimum Experience

One year of relevant laboratory/research experience.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in social, biological, physical, or computer science or engineering.

SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Non-Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time w/end date
Department Contact for Cover Letter Luke Chang, Assistant Professor
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is a 24-month term position.

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Research

  • Assist with collecting behavioral and neuroimaging data.
  • Assist with developing experimental research paradigms (Python or Matlab programming experience).
  • Assist with analyzing data.
  • Assist with developing analysis methods.
  • Assist with drafting manuscripts.

Administration

  • Assist with maintaining an updating lab website and wiki-page.
  • Assist with managing volunteer research assistants.
  • Assist with maintaining laboratory equipment.
  • Assist with ordering laboratory supplies.
-- Performs other duties as assigned.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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