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Post-Baccalaureate Research Assistant

Baylor University
Waco, Texas
Closing date
Jan 4, 2023
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Post-Baccalaureate Research Assistant


Waco, TX, United States


Job Identification: 13946


Posting Date: 12/02/2022, 12:40 PM


Job Schedule: Full time


Locations: Waco, TX, United States


Degree Level: Bachelor


Job Description:


The Post Baccalaureate Research Assistant assists on a project funded by the National Science Foundation. This project investigates the interplay of sleep, creativity, and STEM learning using polysomnography, actigraphy, and fMRI neuroimaging.


The Post Baccalaureate Research Assistant will join Dr. Scullin's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition (SNAC) Laboratory ( You will collaborate with the Baylor Psychometric Laboratory (Dr. Alex Beaujean) and the fMRI neuroimaging core at the VISN 17 Center of Excellence (Dr. Steve Nelson). The selected applicant will be a part of an energetic group of researchers who take a team science approach to investigating the basic mechanisms of cognition, how sleep physiology affects those cognitive mechanisms, and how to restore or compensate for cognitive deficits in advancing age and in Alzheimer's disease.


A bachelor's degree, one year of relevant work experience, and an active Christian faith are required is required. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills, display sound judgment, and be dependable. Experience working in a research laboratory, particularly with sleep or neuroimaging procedures, is preferred but not required.


What you will do:


• Study preparation

• Data collection

• Data entry

• Data analysis and dissemination

• Manage the lab environment

• Coordinate other laboratory personnel


Travel between the sleep laboratory facilities and the fMRI neuroimaging facilities (10 min drive) is required as are a valid Texas Driver's License.


What You Can Expect


As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more go to


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About Us:


Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylor’s commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled


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