Research Scientist 1 - req# 8660
Research Scientist 1
|Working Title||Research Scientist 1|
This is a grant funded term position. Current funding is available until 31 May 2020 and is typically renewed annually.
Position requires working independently to recruit adult research participants (including people with alcohol problems), administer informed consent, administer baseline assessment measures, and collect follow-up assessments with research participants. Independent coordination with graduate and undergraduate students is also required. The person hired for this position will need to conduct assessments, assist with MRI scans/psycho-physiological 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.
|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.
Ability to travel independently and efficiently within the Albuquerque metro area and work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and evenings,??
|Additional Requirements||Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.Medically able to work in an MRI environment, Able to travel independently and efficiently within the Albuquerque metro area, Comfortable working with people with substance use disorders|
|Campus||Main - Albuquerque, NM|
|Department||CASAA Clinical Research (028C)|
|Staff Type||Term - Full-Time|
|Term End Date||05/31/2020|
|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||5/6/2019|
|Application Instructions||Please attach: (1) Resume or CV (please describe education background including GPA, previous employment or similar experiences, and skills)(2) Three or more References indicating your relationship to them(3) A standard cover letter that also addresses the following items:(a) Any experience with recruiting, screening, or assessing human research participants, or with other types of research data; (b) Any human research or health care experience you have and/or working knowledge of psychological research techniques;(c) Your experience, if any, working with neuroimaging such as fMRI;(d) Your experience, if any, with jobs that require a lot of attention to detail and organizational skills and/or with excel or SPSS spreadsheets|
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