Research Assistant at SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn)

Title: Research Assistant, SUNY Downstate Medical Center (Full-time, Brooklyn NY)

Summary:
The successful candidate will conduct office administrative and day-to-day work, and assist two research laboratories with their neuroscience communication and outreach. A background in biology/psychology/neuroscience and/or science writing is strongly preferred.

Description:
The successful candidate will conduct related office administrative and day-to-day work, and assist two research laboratories with their neuroscience communication and outreach. Duties will include conducting and summarizing searches of the neuroscience and psychology research literature, scheduling, filing, making travel arrangements, updating and preparing press releases, assisting with manuscript and grant writing, and proofreading. A background in biology/psychology/neuroscience and/or science writing is strongly preferred. The candidate must be extremely organized, an accomplished writer and communicator, energetic, and a problem solver. The candidate should feel comfortable with standard software including: Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel, HTML, PHP, WordPress. Experience with Java and Flash is also preferred.

How to apply:
Email a writing sample and resume, including references information, to: Stephen.Macknik@Downstate.edu

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