Department of Neurology - Research Assistant at Careerbuilder in Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

Percent of Time: 100%
Our mission is to inspire and educate world class health care providers and scientists for the people of Iowa and our global community. Researchers in the College's over 280 laboratories are served by state-of-the-art core research facilities and research support facilities. Much of the research conducted is interdisciplinary and collaborations are fostered and coordinated through major research centers, institutes and programs. Many faculty members are internationally renowned for their research. Two faculty members are Howard Hughes Institute Investigators, 12 are members of the Institute of Medicine and two are members of the National Academy of Sciences.

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of Science, Psychology or Neuroscience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and must be reliable and efficient with time management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate (written and verbally) effectively with vendors, collaborators, and with project researchers.
  • Knowledge of basic experimental design in animal models and biological psychology/neuroscience.
  • Experience with IT infrastructure and standard office software.
  • Basic familiarity with bitmap and vector graphics applications (Photoshop or Gimp or ImageJ; Illustrator or Inkscape).
  • Prior experience as a research assistant in a Psychology or Neuroscience lab.
  • Basic knowledge and experience with MATLAB coding and / or biological/behavioral data analysis.
  • Prior experience with rodent handling and husbandry.

Application Process
In order to be considered, applicants must upload Cover Letter and Resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Professional references will be required at a later time in the recruitment process.

Additional Information
  • Classification Title: Research Assistant
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Pay Level: 3A
Contact Information
  • Organization: Healthcare
  • Contact Name: Alexander Vongnhay
  • Contact Email: