Institute of Mental Research
Institute of Mental Research

Lab Manager position available at the Mood Disorders Laboratory

Wed, March 4, 2015

Research Associate Position – University of Texas at Austin

The Mood Disorders Laboratory, led by Christopher Beevers, Ph.D., at the Institute for Mental Health Research and Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin is hiring a research associate to assist with translational mental health research. This research uses findings from basic science to develop innovative treatments for depression using an integrative and interdisciplinary approach.

The research associate will be responsible for managing and coordinating the research and operation of the Mood Disorders Laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Beevers. Duties will include recruiting participants for studies, completing assessments, conducting experiments (including psychophysiological assessments), processing data, maintaining Institutional Review Board documentation, managing study files, and assisting with data analysis and preparation for scientific presentations.

For more information about ongoing research, please see the IMHR website.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field. Two years of experience in psychology research or a related field of research. Demonstrated attention to detail. Outstanding interpersonal communication.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong experience with quantitative research methods. Experience with collection of electroencephalography (EEG) data, eye tracking data, and related research. Familiarity with statistical analysis software (R) and stimulus presentation software (e-Prime, Matlab). Experience with structured clinical interviews, phlebotomy, and computer programming.

A resume, a letter of interest outlining past research experiences, and a list of three references are required in order to apply. Applications can be submitted via UT Austin Jobs:

Questions about this position can be directed to Christopher Beevers,

Relevant web pages

Mood Disorders Lab:

Institute for Mental Health Research:

Christopher Beevers:

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