Research Coordinator for Laboratory Conducting Neural – Systems Level Examinations of Mood and Anxiety Disorders

The Systems Neuroscience and Psychopathology Laboratory under
the direction of Dr. Paul Hamilton within the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) seeks a research coordinator to contribute to research on the neural bases of depressive and anxiety disorders. Specifically, this position involves supporting research using advanced MR-based imaging techniques to better understand and treat persons suffering from mood and anxiety disorders. This position offers excellent training opportunities and can provide a gateway for admission to competitive graduate research and professional programs and biotech jobs.
LIBR, located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is a privately and publicly funded, non-
profit clinical neuroscience institute that leverages leading talent and neuroimaging, genetics, and bioinformatics technologies to discover the causes and cures for psychiatric disorders.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in a broad variety of tasks associated with the management of multiple research studies under the direction of the principal investigator. These responsibilities are likely to include:
•working with LIBR’s diagnostic and neuroimaging teams to coordinate participants’ research interactions.
•tracking data flow and needs for individual research projects.
•developing and setting up new equipment and software f
or conducting research experiments, as needed, and for collecting research data.
•daily and weekly management of research data, to assure data integrity, quality, security, and availability of these data.
•programming in the service of processing and analysis of neuroimaging data.
•conducting data analyses using statistical and imaging software.
•presenting research findings at LIBR meetings and seminars.
•writing manuscripts and grant applications.
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required. Applicants should be familiar with using Microsoft Office products; ease with UNIX/Linux environments and computer programming (e.g., MATLAB, C, or python) is also required. Some experience with MRI/fMRI data analyses is also desired but not necessary.
We ask for a minimum twoyear commitment to this full time position (with possible annual renewal up to a total of four years); the position pays $35,000 per year and includes a full benefits package.
Interested candidates should e-mail a resume or c.v by April 30th, 2013 to:
J. Paul Hamilton, Ph.D.
Systems Neuroscience and Psychopathology Laboratory
Assistant Professor, LIBR
Assistant Professor, Tulsa School of Community Medicine
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