|Position ID:||UConn-Psychology-2017355 [#8883, 2017355]|
|Position Title:||Technical Director of the Brain Imaging Research Center (Research Assistant 3/Research Associate 1)|
|Position Location:||Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]|
|Appl Deadline:||(posted 2017/02/07)|
Technical Director of the Brain Imaging Research Center (Research Assistant 3/Research Associate 1)
The University of Connecticut invites applications for the position of Technical Director in our Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC). This is a full-time, non-tenure track, end-date position with a high possibility of renewal.
UConn has embarked on an ambitious program of faculty and student growth, including growing its cognitive neuroscience community. In support, UConn has opened the 3,200 square foot, research-dedicated Brain Imaging Research Center housing a Siemens Prisma 3 Tesla scanner. The primary focus of the center is cognitive neuroscience research using functional MRI (fMRI). However, the scanner is also used for structural MRI, diffusion tensor imaging, simultaneous EEG, and magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and it supports cardiovascular and musculoskeletal imaging research. Facilities are suitable for scanning individuals from infancy to elderly adults, as well as clinical populations.
The Research Assistant 3/Research Associate 1 (Technical Director (TD)) will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Center’s scientific and information technology and will contribute to the Center’s day-to-day operation. The TD will:
For consideration as a Research Assistant 3:
For consideration as a Research Associate 1:
For either rank:
The anticipated start date is March 15, 2017, but is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Select “Apply” and submit the following materials via Academic Jobs Online: a cover letter describing qualifications, a curriculum vitae and any supporting materials. Additionally, please follow the instructions on Academic Jobs Online to direct reference writers to submit at least three letters of reference on your behalf. Applications are preferred by February 15, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2017355)
Inquiries can be addressed to Jay Rueckl, Chair of Search #2017355, Department of Psychological Sciences, U-1020, 406 Babbidge Road, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1020 (or emailed to BIRC@uconn.edu).
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.