Research Assistant – Brain Architecture, Imaging and Cognitive Laboratory – (Omaha, Nebraska, United States)

at Boys Town
Location Omaha
Date Posted January 14, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

Summary : In a career as a Research Assistant for the Brain Architecture, Imaging and Cognitive Laboratory you would work on various phases of research studies being performed, including data entry and analysis, subject recruitment and testing.

Schedule: Full time day hours M-F, some Saturdays will be needed.


  • Assists in the preparation of stimuli and development of appropriate test procedures.
  • Assists in data collection and managing databases. Will be responsible for entering data from testing, managing subject files and keeping track of subject compensation.
  • Uses computers to analyze results of experiments. Will assist in processing imaging data and collecting behavioral data for different research projects.
  • Assists in the recruitment, scheduling, and testing in research studies using human subjects. Will assist in advertising for new studies, phone screens of potential participants, scheduling testing and administering behavioral testing.
  • Serve as a role model for ethical behavior and promote awareness and moral principles of the Mission, Vision, & Values of Boys Town.


  • High-school diploma required; completion of some college coursework in science or engineering is preferred
  • Previous research experience working with human subjects, preferred, and
  • good interpersonal skills, close attention to details, math aptitude, and flexibility in duties performed.

About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: November 15, 2021

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-.

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