Temporary - Lab Assistant - Psychological & Brain Sciences (Job Id: 42752)

Updated: 4 months ago

Job ID: 42752

Location: Arts & Sciences

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in psychology and at least 2 years of psychology research experience or lab management experience. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Interest in psychological research, experiences working with clinical populations,
  • Strong technical and computer skills, and a commitment of at least 2 year (extendable depending on fit and availability of funding).
Position Description

The Eating Anxiety and Treatment laboratory in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville is seeking a Part-Time Lab Assistant (20 hours/week; $14/hour). The position will involve working with clinical participants with eating disorders on a wide range of NIH and foundation funded projects.  

Duties include communicating with clinic research sites, communicating with participants over email, in person and over the phone, assisting with project design and organization, assisting with data collection in the lab, online, and in the clinic, assisting with grant applications, entering and coding data, supervising undergraduate and graduate assistants, maintaining databases, purchasing supplies, and general organizational activities. 


Requires very good competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS, Redcap, as well as the ability to communicate with clinical and non-clinical populations. Additionally, this position requires good compentency in following detailed research protocols to collect data and supervise undergraduate and graduate research assistants. 

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences encourages candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments, will work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and will serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to attract.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258.

How To Apply -Staff Positions

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button.  Detailed instructions are available at louisville.edu/jobs in the "My Career Tools" section.  Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday.


Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload. 

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more information, please contact us by email at employment@louisville.edu or by phone 502-852-6258.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

View or Apply

Similar Positions