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Postdoctoral Research Associate | University of Nebraska Medical Center - Military Veterans

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Omaha, NE

Requisition Number: 2019 - 322 Business Unit: College of Medicine Department: Neurological Sciences 50001975 Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular Position Summary: The post-doctoral research associate will work in the laboratory of Dr. David E. Warren (principal investigator/PI) with the PI and his research team to plan, develop, implement, and conduct research projects at UNMC . This includes ongoing NIH -funded research in developmental, aging, and neurological populations including healthy children, healthy older adults, and patients on the Alzheimer's disease continuum. The PI's lab uses cognitive neuroscience techniques including cognitive assessment, neuropsychology, psychophysical testing, eye-movement monitoring, structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation, and genomic assays. Duties involve research study design, participant recruitment, data collection, data analyses, and preparation of scholarly products. Scholarly products will include peer-reviewed publications, conference abstracts, extramural grant applications, progress reports, intramural institutional review board protocols, and other compliance reports as directed. Finally, the post-doc will also work as directed with collaborators at UNMC and other institutions. Postdoctoral research associate is expected to have strong scientific writing skills and excellent communication skills, good early track record of submitted or published peer-reviewed articles, exceptional organizational skills, ability to work as a team member, ability to advise and supervise more junior laboratory personnel, familiarity with standard office productivity software (e.g., MS Office), and ability to operate standard office equipment (copy machine, fax machine, multi-line phone). Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in an appropriate scientific field (e.g., psychology, neuroscience, bioinformatics) Supplemental Qualifications: 1. Proficiency in: experimental design, study implementation, and advanced applied statistics. 2. Experience with methods including: structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging, eye-tracking, transcranial magnetic stimulation, genetic/genomic analyses, and/or other cognitive neuroscience techniques 3. Experience with populations including: typically-developing children and adolescents, healthy older adults, and/or neurological patients including individuals on the Alzheimer's disease continuum. 4. Experience with UNIX -like and Windows operating systems. 5. Experience with programming in languages including Python, R, Julia, MATLAB , C, C++, etc. 6. Experience with development, implementation, and management of clinical/translational research protocols. 7. Broad technical competence; for example, capacity to troubleshoot specialized lab equipment in consultation with vendors. Salary Range: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Omaha, NE

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