May 14, 2014

Research Support Specialist for Research Study Examining Depression in Adults with Autism via Neuroimaging

Research Support Specialist

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. Research experience in a psychology or neuroscience setting. Research experience interacting with and supervising humans in a research setting. Interviewing experience, ability to demonstrate professional competence in research activities.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or related field. One or more years of research experience in a psychology or neuroscience setting; of research experience interacting with and supervising humans in a research setting; of interviewing experience, and ability to demonstrate advanced professional competence in research activities. Research experience in autism spectrum disorders and/or fMRI/other neuroimaging analysis.

Brief Description of Duties: The Research Support Specialist will assist in the regular operation of a funded research study examining depression in adults with autism via neuroimaging, as well as a funded research lab studying social functioning in children and adolescents with and without autism spectrum disorders. The selected candidate will be responsible for:

  • Subject recruitment, screening interviews, and scheduling in two different laboratories.
  • RA training, task supervision and assignment, and scheduling in two different laboratories
  • Community and school interfacing.
  • Intellectual and diagnostic testing in two different laboratories.
  • fMRI and other data analysis.
  • Lab management including ordering supplies, data, and file management in two different laboratories.
  • Assist with IRB compliance, progress reports, figures in two different laboratories.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, Resume and Cover Letter to:

Matthew Lerner, PhD
Department of Psychology
Psychology Building, Room 354
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500
Fax # 866-829-4976
See here for more information.

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on07/13/2014**, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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