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Research Assistant Professor

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Research Assistant Professor
Department/College/Unit Center for Brain, Biology & Behavior-7301
Requisition Number F_170067
Posting Open Date 07/26/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
10/01/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (CB3) is seeking applicants with expertise in fMRI research design and data analysis to engage in co-investigation and consultation with faculty and student researchers conducting fMRI research.

The successful candidate will assist experienced fMRI researchers with project development, experimental design, and data analysis, as well as provide consultation and assistance in fMRI research design and analysis to researchers less experienced with fMRI. As such, the position includes opportunities for grant co-investigation and co-authorship in dissemination activities.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience or a related field, with at least three years of experience conducting fMRI research, including years of education. Demonstrated training and expertise specific to fMRI research design, including programming of fMRI stimulus delivery paradigms, as well as training and expertise in fMRI data processing and analysis software (e.g., AFNI, FSL, SPM). Co-authorship of scholarly work involving fMRI. Excellent communication skills and experience contributing to a productive fMRI research group.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years of experience conducting fMRI research, including years of education and postdoctoral experience. Demonstrated training and expertise in the integration of fMRI research design and analysis with other complementary methodologies, such as structural MRI/DTI, EEG/ERP, eye tracking, and/or psychophysiology. Scripting and programming skills (e.g, R). Evidence of independence in fMRI research, grant writing and publication

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
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How to Apply

Click “Apply to this job” and complete the faculty form. Then, attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Ember Welsch
EWELSCH2@UNL.EDU

Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Non-Tenure Leading
Job Type Full-Time
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
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