Full-Time Research Assistant in Northwestern University’s
Affective & Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory
Director: Robin Nusslock, PhD
We are hiring a full-time with benefits research study assistant to work on NIH-funded projects examining the role of neuroimmune signaling in generating both risk and resilience for mental and physical health problems. The goal of this work is to better understand how “stress gets under the skin” during development to increase risk for depression, addiction, and co-occurring cardiometabolic health problems. This is an ideal position for a candidate interested in gaining hands-on experience before pursuing medical school or a PhD program in neuroscience, psychology, or a related field.
This position involves overseeing the lab’s function, including data management, finances, scheduling, IRB communications, and other lab managerial tasks. This position may also involve assisting with MRI data management and preprocessing as needed.
The successful applicant will join our vibrant lab team and the exciting academic community at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. The ideal applicant will have a BS/BA and prior experience working or volunteering in a research lab. The position starts as soon as possible, and we request that applicants be willing to make at least a two-year commitment.
Qualified candidates should complete the following forms to be considered for this full-time research assistant position:
(1) ACNL Application
(2) Northwestern HR Application
Please visit our lab website to learn more about our work: https://acnlnorthwestern.com/
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about the position.