Cognitive Neuroscience Research Assistant
Cognitive Neuroscience Research Assistant37.424106 -122.1660756
Stanford Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience Laboratory
Department of Psychiatry
DESCRIPTION: Stanford University invites applications for the post of a Cognitive Neuroscience Research Assistant. This is an exciting opportunity to work on brain imaging studies of cognitive function and dysfunction, cognitive development and learning disabilities. The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of research in the lab, including: acquisition and analysis of functional brain imaging data, assembling and administering neuropsychological assessments, screening and recruiting participants, obtaining informed consent, scheduling participants for testing, tracking progress of the study and behavioral data, verifying data and entering pertinent information into database for statistical analysis, conducting statistical analyses, and assisting with manuscript preparation. A minimum commitment of two years is required. This is a full-time position with competitive benefits. Lab website is http://scsnl.stanford.edu. Please email a CV, a statement of research interests and career goals, and contact information for three references to Emma Adair at firstname.lastname@example.org.QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a BS/BA degree in psychology, human biology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering or related fields as well as one to two years of research experience. A strong academic record is essential. Past research experience with fMRI is highly desirable. Experience with any of the following would be an added advantage: brain imaging data analysis, psychophysiology, EEG, computer programming, MATLAB, signal processing, statistical analysis, and neuropsychological assessment. The candidate must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with children; a willingness to tackle complex tasks in an independent manner; and a strong work ethic.