We are seeking a full-time research assistant position with the Cognitive Affective NeuroDevelopment in Youth (CANDY) Laboratory at the Institute for Human Neuroscience at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Join a vibrant and growing group of cognitive neuroscientists in Omaha using state-of-the-art neuroimaging equipment and resources in the new 15,000+ square foot Institute for Human Neuroscience building. The position includes ample opportunities for career growth and development, including enrollment in local neuroscience or psychology PhD programs, as well as placement in other nationally recognized research programs. This position is ideal for undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or comparable career stage applicants seeking to gain research experience to prepare for graduate school and/or a career in neuroscience or child development research. Applicants with interest and/or previous experience in child/adolescent brain development and the effects of childhood trauma on neurodevelopment and mental health will be given preference. Major research-dedicated tools in the laboratory include two 306-sensor Neo MEG systems, a 3T Siemens Prisma magnet, and other cutting-edge neuroscience tools. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will have extensive opportunities to learn the latest neuroscience methods, conduct hands-on research with human participants, and author and co-author manuscripts.
Please submit a resume and a one-page cover letter detailing research experience and goals (in one attachment). For full job posting and to apply, go to Careers (myworkdayjobs.com)