Research Assistant Application
The Laboratory of Aging and Neurocognitive Imaging (LANI) Lab is currently seeking part-time undergraduate Research Assistants to help conduct neuropsychological, cognitive, and neuroimaging studies of learning and memory in younger and older adults. Because Research Assistants receive training in all aspects of our research, this position is ideal for those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in cognitive neuroscience or related fields.

Please read through the following description of the Research Assistant position. If you are interested in applying, fill out and submit the questions below.

Responsibilities
Your primary responsibility will be to assist with laboratory research. This may include:
- Screening/recruiting/scheduling participants
- Administering and scoring neuropsychological tests
- Conducting behavioral experiments
- Acquiring neuroimaging data
- Basic data quality control
- Maintaining participant database

Additional lab organization responsibilities may include:
- Ordering supplies and equipment
- Assisting with administrative duties
- Coordinating lab meetings and events

Requirements
Minimum requirements include:
- Able to work at least 5 hours/week for a minimum of 2 quarters
- 3.25+ GPA in psychology or a related field
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Outstanding organizational and time management skills
- Detail-oriented

Preferred requirements include:
- Demonstrable interest in cognitive neuroscience
- Experience administering neuropsychological or behavioral tests
- Strong computer skills

Personal Information
Please provide the following information
Full name
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Student ID number
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Email address
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Expected graduation year
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Major
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GPA
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Are you interested in receiving research credit
Goals and Experience
Please provide as much detail as possible to the following questions
Why do you want to work in the LANI lab?
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What are your plans after graduation?
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List any courses that may be relevant to this position and provide your grade for each course
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Describe your role in any previous research experiences
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Rate your experience with Microsoft Office software
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Describe any experience with specialized statistical (e.g., SPSS), experimental design (e.g, ePrime), or data analysis (e.g., Matlab, FSL) programs
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Describe any experience working with older adults
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Schedule
Please provide your availability
What quarters are you willing and available to work in the lab?
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List available times for weekdays next quarter
If possible, indicate 2- to 3-hour blocks (e.g., Mondays 9-12). If you do not know your schedule yet, please enter TBD.
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Comments or Questions
Do you have any additional comments or questions?
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Thank You
Thank you for your interest in our research. If your experience and availability fit with the current needs of the LANI Lab, we will contact you to schedule an interview. At that time, you may be asked to provide a CV or resume and contact information for two references.

If the LANI Lab is currently full, we will keep your information on file and contact you when a position becomes available.

Please email ucr.lani.lab@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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