The D’Mello Lab in the Department of Psychiatry and O’Donnell Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center is seeking a full-time lab manager (official title: Research Tech 2) to begin Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 (flexible start date). The lab manager will be responsible for coordinating neuroimaging and behavioral studies aimed at understanding the neural mechanisms of language and cognition in children and adults with and without autism.
Responsibilities include participant recruitment, screening, and scheduling; design and implementation of behavioral and neuroimaging experiments with child and adult participants; and administrative duties such as assisting with grants and IRB protocols.
Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field; interest in cognitive neuroscience and clinical psychology; excitement about science; and excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Competitive candidates will have prior research experience with children and adults and/or neuroimaging experience, and be excited about science and learning. Computational skills, including MATLAB, Python, R, and/or other programming languages and knowledge of psychological experiment software (e.g., PsychoPy) are helpful. A 2-year commitment is preferred.
This position is ideal for individuals interested in pursuing graduate study in cognitive neuroscience, medicine, clinical psychology, or developmental psychology. The laboratory is located within the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern and Dr. D’Mello holds an appointment in the Department of Psychology at UT Dallas, providing excellent research and clinical environments with opportunities to participate in all aspects of the research process. The lab manager will also have the opportunity to pursue their own research interests, attend conferences, and co-author manuscripts.
To apply, please visit: Research Technician II, Psychiatry job at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX and include a cover letter (describing research experiences, interests, and long-term goals), CV, and contact information for 2-3 references.
Interested candidates can learn more about the lab at dmellolab.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org directly with questions.