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Company: UT Dallas
Location: Dallas, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


The Basak Lab at the University of Texas at Dallas is seeking a Research Assistant I to lead various research activities in Dr. Chandramallika Basak's Lifespan Cognition and Neuroscience (LiNC) Lab located at UT Dallas Center for Vital Longevity.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in one of the basic sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience in customer service or in daily interactions in a public services environment.

Preferred Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience, or a cognate subject.

Ability to maintain high degrees of confidentiality, basic computer skills, organization of records and attention to detail is a must. Knowledge of statistics and background in human subject research would be a plus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) coordinating research staff and lab activities (participant recruitment and screening, data collection, data entry on databases, updating records and notebooks, and data analysis), assistance with IRB protocols, literature search, evaluate and interpret research data for data presentation to principal investigator and other researchers.

Other responsibilities include maintaining a clean laboratory and/or work area to ensure safe and efficient work environment, ordering laboratory and other supplies as directed by senior research staff, and staying abreast of IRB and other regulatory requirements. Interviewing research study participants, administer computer and written standardized psychological testing materials, assess subjects ability to participate, data collection, data entry, oversee student data collection, and MRI/fNIRS data collection.

Additional Information

A remote work schedule is not available for this position.

Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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