Research Scientist 1 - req# 6965
Research Scientist 1
|Working Title||Research Scientist 1|
|Position Summary||Under minimal supervision, uses fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of|
particular field of specialization to perform routine scientific research tasks
requiring application of established techniques, procedures, and criteria.
This is a grant funded term position. Current funding is available until 31 May 2019.
Position requires working independently in a medical clinic to recruit adult
research participants (including people with alcohol problems and pregnant
women with substance use problems), administer informed consent, administer
baseline assessment measures, and collect follow-up assessment measures from
research participants; independent coordination with graduate and undergraduate
research assistants is also required. Position requires the ability to conduct
assessments, run MRI scans/psychophysiological assessments, interact with the
IRB, write reports, supervise volunteer staff, and oversee day-to-day aspects
of the project. Applicants do not need to have prior experience in all of these areas.
This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a
comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life
insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition
remission and dependent education programs. See the Prospective Employee page for a more
complete explanation of UNM benefits.
|Conditions of Employment|
Bachelor's degree; no previous experience required.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, biology, or related area
|Additional Requirements||Medically able to work in an MRI environmentAbility to travel independently and efficiently within the Albuquerque metro areaAble to work with pregnant women with substance use disorders|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||CASAA Clinical Research (028C)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||05/31/2019|
|Pay||$2596.53 - $3894.80 Monthly|
|Benefits Eligible||This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.|
|ERB Statement||Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.|
|Background Check Required||No|
|For Best Consideration Date||11/16/2018|
|Application Instructions||Please attach a resume and cover letter|
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