Two research positions w/Dr. Ploran

POSITION 1: Dr. Ploran is looking for a research assistant to do an intensive literature search and some experiment programming for a project on cognitive impairment in lupus patients. An introduction to programming will be given, but the student will be expected to work independently and develop their own skills over the course of the semester as needed. Applicants should fill out the Research Assistant application form found here and send it to psyejp@hofstra.edu by Feb 3rd (any applicants not selected by Dr. Ploran will be put into the main recruitment pool for Spring 2017). Sophomores and juniors who have completed Research Methods with a B+ or better and have taken Cognition, Behavioral Neuro, or Clinical Neuro will be given priority.

POSITION 2: Dr. Ploran is looking for a second research assistant to run an experiment assessing biophysical reactions to pain stimuli in conjunction with a virtual reality distractor task. Students should be comfortable with taking blood pressure readings using an automated cuff. Students should also feel comfortable using new computer software and equipment with minimal oversight. Applicants should fill out the Research Assistant application form found here and send it to psyejp@hofstra.edu by Feb 3rd (any applicants not selected by Dr. Ploran will be put into the main recruitment pool for Spring 2017). Students with previous EMT or other medical experience will be given priority.

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