The Chronobiology and Sleep Laboratory studies the effects of sleep and circadian rhythms on human performance and physiology. The research assistant will assist in running research study protocols, including studies on the effects of sleep behavior on learning, wellbeing, and physiologic responses. Technical responsibilities include applying EEG electrodes, collecting and/or processing biological specimens, operating study equipment, monitoring progress of research protocols, and administering computer-based neurobehavioral tests to research subjects. Additional roles include subject recruitment and data analysis.
Qualifications and expectations:
- Applicants should have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, the life sciences, engineering, or a related discipline.
- Strong computer and/or analytical skills. Experience with R or other programming languages is preferred but not required.
- Willing to work flexible hours to cover research study events.
- Applicant should have an interest in eventually pursuing an advanced degree (e.g. PhD or degree in medicine).
The application should include a CV and a cover letter that describes the applicant’s specific interest in joining the Chronobiology and Sleep Laboratory. Please send to: joshua.gooley <at> duke-nus.edu.sg
Please also note that we typically recruit research assistants for a two-year commitment.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.