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Research Project Assistant
|Recruitment/Posting Title||Research Project Assistant|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)|
|Department||SASN - Psychology|
The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University – Newark (RU-N) is made up of world-class experts in developmental, perceptual, and social psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. Members of our department engage in research collaborations that cross departments, campuses, institutions, and countries, engaging with and serving the greater Newark area, providing invaluable hands-on lab experience to undergraduates, and fostering student involvement in research. The department is also home to the most popular RU-N undergraduate major.
|Posting Summary|| |
Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a Research Project Assistant. Reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI) of the Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab, this position assists with experiments using standard basic techniques.
This position is responsible for and not limited to the following:
The position is grant funded and dependent on adequate external funding.
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift||Day|
|Work Arrangement|| |
This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement.
|Annual Minimum Salary||44831.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||55743.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||66655.000|
|Union Description||URA-AFT Administrative|
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 12 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||ABP|
|Minimum Education and Experience|| |
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related scientific field or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant research experience.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
|Equipment Utilized|| |
PC and Mac computers, Microsoft Office, and SPSS. Must be familiar with or learn all equipment, software, and specialized programs and/or materials needed to support the effective and efficient performance of this position.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment|| |
|Posting Open Date||05/29/2023|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers University-Newark|
|Home Location Campus||Rutgers University-Newark|
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
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