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University of Missouri - Columbia
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2023

Hiring Department

Psychological Sciences

Job Description
  • Responsible for day-to-day operation of pediatric neuropsychology laboratory.
  • Assist with the participant recruitment (e.g., calling potential participants and their families)
  • Assist with data collection (e.g., administering standardized neuropsychological tests and computer-based tests)
  • Assist with data management (e.g., entering data into spreadsheets, backing up computer data files)
  • Assist with data analysis (e.g., using specialized software to analyze functional MRI data) for a number of research projects involving individuals with and without early brain injury.

Salary Range: $16.23 - $17.50 per hour

Grade: GGS-007

University Title: Research Specialist I

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Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred: B.S. or B.A. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or similar program of study; prior research experience; prior experience working with children and/or clinical populations; computer proficiency with SPSS, Excel, PowerPoint, and neuroimaging processing software; computer programming (e.g., C+, Basic, Java) experience

Application Materials
  • On-line Application
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three professional references
Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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