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RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Psychology

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OfflineRyan Caouette
Ryan Caouette

This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.


The primary focus of the Department of Psychology is to use empirical experimental methods to explore the basis of human and animal behavior. Our researchers ar at the forefront of neuroscience, cognition, social cognition, experimental clinical psychology, cognitive and affective neuroscience, and developmental psychology. By purposefully bridging across these different areas of Psychology, we want to create a more complete picture of the how and why of behavior, from the microstructure of perception and cognition to the varied robustness of social behavior.

The NeuroCognition Lab, run by Drs. Gina Kuperberg and Phil Holcomb, uses multiple techniques to understand the mechanisms of language processing in the human brain. We are based across Tufts University and Dr. Kuperberg's lab is also based at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Mass. General Hospital (see http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/kuperberglab/).

We are seeking a full-time, ongoing Research Assistant (Masters or PhD-level), who has a combination of a very strong technical skills, and excellent organizational and administrative skills. This individual will be employed to assume technical and administrative responsibilities associated with operating, training and documentation for our EEG/ERP labs (at Tufts University), as well as maintaining a small local area network and associated server and computers. In addition, he/she will be responsible for training and documentation of fMRI and MEG data acquisition and analysis methods (at the Massachusetts General Hospital Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging), as well as other administrative responsibilities for the lab as a whole.

Job Requirements

Required education: An applicant may have a MA or PhD (or equivalent) in biomedical engineering, or an MA or PhD in Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience with significant experience with EEG and/or fMRI techniques.

Required experience: Minimum of 3 years of progressively more responsible experience in a research-related field. 

Required computer/technical skills: The maintenance, calibration and quality control tests, and troubleshooting of hardware and software issues, updates and backups of network files. Excellent quantitative abilities with the ability to analyze complex datasets

 

Please send resume as well as a covering letter detailing relevant experience for this ongoing position, as well as long-term aims.


Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds


Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/xgrkttd

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