Research Scientist - UNM

November 02, 2018 10:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Research Scientist 1 (REQ6965)

Under minimal supervision, uses fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of

particular field of specialization to perform routine scientific research tasks

requiring application of established techniques, procedures, and criteria.

This is a grant funded term position. Current funding is available until 31 May 2019.

Position requires working independently in a medical clinic to recruit adult

research participants (including people with alcohol problems and pregnant

women with substance use problems), administer informed consent, administer

baseline assessment measures, and collect follow-up assessment measures from

research participants; independent coordination with graduate and undergraduate

research assistants is also required. Position requires the ability to conduct

assessments, run MRI scans/psychophysiological assessments, interact with the

IRB, write reports, supervise volunteer staff, and oversee day-to-day aspects

of the project. 

Applicants do not need to have prior experience in all of these areas. 

This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a

comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life

insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition

remission and dependent education programs. See the Prospective Employee page for a more

complete explanation of UNM benefits.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, biology, or related area
  • Experience in health care or research setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Prior experience in as many of the areas listed in the summary as possible
  • Evidence of attention to detail
  • Organizational skills


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