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Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions (NARC) in the Department of Psychiatry is a new, vibrant, multi-disciplinary research group at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. NARC is focused on brain imaging/scanning and related (e.g., stimulation) studies in individuals with drug addiction, including those residing in drug rehabilitation facilities.
The candidate will be expected to interact within this dynamic group and with the PIs with multiple tasks related to participant recruitment, scheduling, screening, test administration, prep for and specialized training in non-invasive brain imaging/scanning and stimulation protocols and other diverse tasks (e.g., cognitive testing). We seek a highly motivated individual with at least an undergraduate degree in neuroscience or psychology or related field. The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.
- The candidate will help in all aspects of participant handling through complex experimental paradigms
- The process includes recruitment, scheduling, screening, consenting, cognitive testing, neuroimaging (EEG and fMRI), stimulation (e.g., with transcranial direct current stimulation, tDCS), and protocol-related paperwork
- The candidate will also help with preparing applications to be submitted to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for approval of research activities for different projects; working directly with the Grants and Contracts Office when preparing and submitting applications for research grants to the NIH, industry and private foundations; reviewing budgets; ordering supplies and laboratory equipment based on approved funding; and with outreach recruitment presentations at various drug-rehab facilities
- BA, BS, MA, MS in neuroscience, psychology, biomedical engineering, or related field
- Some experience in a similar research environment is recommended
- Knowledge of RedCap, SPSS and imaging analyses platforms as matlab and other relevant software (e.g., SPM, Brainvoyager, Analyze, E-Prime, Freesurfer) is an advantage
- Strong writing and communications skills as well as ability to work effectively in a dynamic research team
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