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Research Assistant (Part-Time Temporary)

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Research Assistant (Part-Time Temporary)


Vaccination Requirement

The University of Nebraska Medicine Center (UNMC) requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty. All employees must be fully vaccinated unless they have requested and been approved for an exemption based on a recognized medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief, or a pre-approved, 100% remote work agreement. Fully vaccinated means having received one dose of a single dose COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) or both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Moderna and Pfizer).

As a prospective and/or a new employee at UNMC, you will be/are required to comply with the UNMC’s vaccination protocol. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers will have five (5) days from the date of hire to provide proof of partial or full vaccination or to request a medical or religious exemption. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with proof of partial vaccination may have up to thirty-five (35) days from the hire date to be in full compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers who receive a denial of a request for medical or religious exemption will be given five (5) business days from exemption denial notification date to provide proof of compliance with this policy. Non-faculty new hires, rehires and transfers with no approved exemption who fail to comply with this policy will be separated.

EEO Statement:

UNMC is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, including an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Location Omaha, NE
Requisition Number: Staff_12091
Department Neurological Sciences 50001975
Business Unit College of Medicine
Reg-Temp Part-Time Temporary
Work Schedule Mon-Fri between 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Remote/Telecommuting No remote/telecommute opportunity
Position Summary

Will work in the Mind & Brain Health Labs (MBHL) with the principal investigator and research team to coordinate, develop, and conduct scholarly and clinical research projects. This includes ongoing NIH research in aging, medical, and neurological populations.

Assist in implementation and administration of behavioral and cognitive research at MBHL, including
1) assisting in the implementation of clinical and scholarly research projects as requested;
2) developing competency in use of and assist in research using advanced, high-fidelity driving simulators, naturalistic driving tools, sensor-based measures of physiology and behavior, and cognitive assessment tools;
3) adhering to established study timelines for study coordination and execution and study protocols; and 4) develop and maintain IRB documents.

Assist in general lab function, including administrative function. This includes collecting and recording data, and assisting in the preparation, documentation, and processing of data for inclusion in reports, including compiling and tabulating results.

Assist in developing and implement data collection protocols and databases as requested; adhere to UNMC, HIPAA, and lab data security/privacy protocols and guidelines; and complete other duties as assigned including participation in lab meetings as requested.

Position Details
Posting Category Research - Non Academic
Working Title Research Assistant (Part-Time Temporary)
Job Title Other Hourly Worker
Salary Grade RA00
Appointment Type W2 - TEMP NON FAC HRLY
Salary Range $12.00/hourly
Job Requisition Begin Date 03/22/2023
Application Review Date 04/05/2023
Review Date Information:
Initial application review will begin on the date provided in the field above. Applications received prior to this review date will be considered. Applications received after the review date may be considered.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Required Education: High School education or equivalent
If any degree major/training is required, please specify the type. (NOTE: Concentration and minors are not equivalent to a major)
Required Experience No Experience
If any experience is required, please specify what kind of experience:
Required License No
If yes, what is the required licensure/certification?
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
Required Other Computer Applications:
Required Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preferred Education: None Preferred
If any degree/training is preferred, please specify the type:
Preferred Experience:
Preferred License: No
If yes, what is the preferred licensure/certification?:
Preferred Computer Applications:
Preferred Other Computer Applications:
Preferred Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be independent, responsible, and self-motivated.
  • Maintain effective and professional working relationships with research team members, departmental staff, lab contractors, and study participants.
  • Effective communication and collaboration with all levels of faculty, staff, study participants, patients, and other organizational/company representatives.
  • Demonstrate patience, empathy, and responsiveness with individuals who have a range of age- or disease-related impairments.
  • Demonstrate accuracy and quality in their work.
  • Effectively report and address issues, demonstrating problem-solving skills.
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EEO Statement

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included. UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNMC complies with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. 

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you accept PART-TIME TEMPORARY employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a high school education or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Careerlink
    • Employee Referral
    • HERC
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • Lincoln Journal Star
    • Linkedin
    • Omaha World Herald
    • UNMC Job Site
    • Facebook
    • NEWorks
    • Handshake
    • Other
  5. * If Other, please specify the source. Otherwise, indicate NA.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Within the past 6 months, have you been affected by a reduction in force or grant funding expiration with the University of Nebraska Medical Center?
    • Yes
    • No

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      Part-time Employee
      Date Posted March 23, 2023
      Requisition Staff_12091
      Located In Omaha, NE
      Job Type Part-time Employee
      SOC Category 00-0000.00

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