Experimental Human Stress Study Specialist (WRAIR)

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Jan 12, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
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, see small print on a computer monitor, speak clearly and 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 simultaneously
    Must be able to develop excellent and professional rapport with research volunteers, research assistants, and other staff members.
Education Ph.D. in Psychology with research experience in lab-based and/or field settings.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.

 

At least 4 publications in the peer-reviewed literature demonstrating scientific merit of work and expertise as an experimental psychologist is desirable.

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