RESEARCH SPECIALIST A

Location
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Posted
Jun 03, 2016

Duties: A full-time research specialist position is available in Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center and the laboratory of Dr. Murray Grossman in the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania. This lab focuses on cognitive neuroscience and clinical questions relating to language, memory, and neurodegenerative disease (e.g., frontotemporal degeneration, Alzheimer's disease, corticobasal degeneration). Applicant responsibilities will include the collection and analysis of functional (PET) data, and the collection and analysis of structural MRI data. This position will provide a strong foundation for individuals interested in continuing their education in graduate or medical school.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, biology, biomedical engineering or related fields and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Past research experience working in a similar lab setting is highly desirable. Experience with the following is preferred: Linux/Unix, brain imaging data analysis, MATLAB, computer programming, statistical analysis, or neuropsychological assessment. The candidate must be able to work independently and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Reference Number: 40-23023

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: NE-Neurology

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research