Research Assistant Position at Ohio State

Research Assistant Position

Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory
Department of Psychology
Ohio State University

Applications are being sought for a full-time research assistant position, starting June 1st, 2017, in the Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory of Dr. Ruchika Prakash at the Ohio State University. The laboratory is currently conducting several randomized controlled trials, designed to look at the effects of lifestyle interventions, such as mindfulness training and exercise intervention in improving cognitive and emotional control in older adults and in individuals with multiple sclerosis. This position is designed for individuals who are interested in building on the research experience that they already have and learn about the new field of health neuroscience. Applications are solicited from individuals with considerable programming experience, as well as experience in neuroimaging data analyses. Knowledge of matlab and an existing software package, such as FSL, AFNI, or SPM is desired. Responsibilities will include active involvement in all aspects of research, facilitating recruitment efforts between the laboratory and community partners, and overseeing day-to-day operations of the laboratory.

If you are interested in being considered for the position, please apply online at, job listing number 428162 and submit a current CV, a brief statement of interest, and names of three references.

If you have questions about the position or the lab, please contact Dr. Ruchika Prakash at

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.