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he Cognitive Control and Psychopathology (CCP) lab is seeking to hire a bright, highly motivated, and responsible research technician to work on an exciting new project examining age-related changes in the neural mechanisms of cognitive control, using both fMRI and EEG methods. In addition, the project offers the opportunity to acquire and analyze state-of-the-art blood-based biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease in older adult participants. This position provides excellent preparation for individuals seeking further research experience and preparation prior to beginning graduate or medical school. For motivated individuals, there are opportunities to take the lead on independent projects related to the study.


We are looking for someone to start FULL-TIME by January 2023, but can hire immediately (part or full-time) for the right candidate.


If you are interested, please apply at: https://wustl.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External?q=JR70482 


For questions or additional information, please write Todd Braver (tbraver@wustl.edu) and Julie Bugg (jbugg@wustl.edu).



PURPOSE: This position is for a full-time research technician (with benefits) to work on research projects investigating the neural and psychological causes of age-related change in cognitive control function. This position also provides opportunities for motivated individuals to take the lead on independent projects related to the larger-study.




1) Administering functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG) protocols to study participants

2) Administering behavioral testing protocols with computerized cognitive and neuropsychological tasks

3) Processing and storage of blood-based assays in older adult participants

4) Assisting with preprocessing and quality control of brain imaging and behavioral data, including data entry

5) Assisting with recruitment and scheduling of study participants.

6) Assisting with management and organization of study files and data.


Equivalent of Bachelor's Degree in Psychological and Brain Sciences, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroscience, PNP, or a related field.


Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in teams

Must have good problem-solving and decision-making skills in working with participants and

task administration Good computer skills preferred

Prior research experience preferred

Coursework and background in neuroscience preferred