The Department of Psychology at Indiana University is a department in the College of Arts and Sciences (The College) that continues to develop new opportunities in advanced research in the field of psychological and brain sciences.
More specifically, the individual hired for this open Laboratory research assistant will work in the lab of Dr. Anne Krendl, Ph.D. Dr. Krendl's primary area of study is Cognitive Neuroscience, while her research topics include:
Social cognition & aging
Stereotyping & prejudice
More information about Dr. Krendl's research may be found: here.
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This Laboratory Research Assistant will be primarily responsible for conducting neuroimaging research with a healthy older adult population (individuals over the age of 65). The research assistant will help recruit and screen the participants, schedule MRI sessions, and assist with data collection. The research technician will be primarily responsible for recruiting and testing research participants, maintaining data, and overseeing IRB protocols.
Bachelor's degree in science or health-related field.
Must possess a high degree of attention to detail, as well as good interpersonal and organizational ability.
Degree in Psychology or Neuroscience. 0-2 years of experience in a laboratory setting. Good technical skills are desirable.
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. Mental concentration is required to analyze results and to maintain technical accuracy. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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