Experimental Human Stress Study Specialist (WRAIR)
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), in support of its biomedical research mission, has a requirement to support the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neurosciences (CMPNS) mission to conduct basic and applied research to develop evidence-based strategies to diagnose, prevent, and mitigate the effects of psychological demands, continuous operations, and brain trauma on the health and well-being of Service Members. The position outlined below is in support of the Behavioral Biology Branch.Responsibilities:
- Ability to attach psychophysiological equipment (small electrodes, etc.) requiring manual dexterity; ability to see small print on a computer monitor; ability to speak clearly; ability to hear.Light lifting and moving of equipment may be required.Must be capable of moving about and standing for long periods of time during study work shifts.Works primarily in a sleep laboratory or in the field. Handles biological materials and lab equipment.Exposure to bloodborne pathogens, chemical fumes, and other hazardous agents.Proficiency in most Windows programs (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)Ability to oversee multiple tasks simultaneouslyMust be able to develop excellent and professional rapport with research volunteers, research assistants, and other staff members.