Affirmative Action No.:: 16Y143
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: Negotiable
The Research Assistant Professor’s core purpose is to grow and facilitate research within the Psychiatry department. Administering, supervising and creating research projects – with interdepartmental collaboration – they will be responsible for designing and leading research projects, data analysis with collaboration from Community Health and other departments, publishing and presenting results, grant writing and participation, IRB interaction, setting up and running a research lab, running experimental procedures and other interactions/interviews with research subjects.
Candidates must have a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Cognitive Psychology, or other related discipline and a minimum of 3 years post-doctoral experience. Strong background and familiarity with fMRI or EEG research is required.
Recent publications with relevance to the field of psychiatry and behavioral health.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
10% – Research Division. Participate in the strategic planning, organizational administration of the division. Prepare and present information as required to facilitate growth and collaboration. Participate in the hiring of relevant post-doctoral fellows and research staff.
30% – Experimental Work. Designing and programming experiments, recruiting participants, running the experiments. Behavioral experiments will be either self-contained in conjunction with either an EEG or fMRI experiment (in the latter two cases these include prepping participants for the experiments).
25% – Data Analysis. Signal pre-processing and statistically processing large datasets (including behavior, EEG and fMRI). Collaboration with Community Health / statistician partners.
20% – Reporting Findings. Writing journal papers. Presenting at local, national, and international conferences.
10% – Grant Writing.
5% – Collaborative Work. Participate in strategic goals to collaborate BSOM research efforts with WSU basic science departments.
Start-up funded position with continuation dependent on grant funding. Special Contract terms and condition of employment apply.
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