A Research Assistant position is available to work in the Reward, Timing, and Decision laboratory directed by Dr. Kimberly Kirkpatrick. The position will involve working on an R01 grant funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health to study behavioral interventions to promote self-control choices in rats.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field is required prior to the time of appointment.
Prior experience with laboratory operant behavioral analysis techniques with non-human animals, basic computer programming skills (e.g., Med-PC, Matlab), good computer software skills (e.g., Word, Excel, Powerpoint), prior experience with data analysis, project management and/or mentoring experiences, the ability to work as part of a team, previous laboratory experience, and good communication skills are preferred.