RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Apr 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: This position is for a full-time research specialist/lab manager in the laboratory of Prof. Russell Epstein in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience. The holder of this position will work with other members of the lab to perform functional magnetic resonance imaging experiments that investigate the neural systems underlying high-level vision, scene recognition, spatial navigation, and memory in adult humans. Duties will include assisting with all aspects of fMRI experimentation including designing and preparing of experiments, recruiting subjects and running them in the scanner, analyzing fMRI data using both basic (univariate) and advanced (multivariate) techniques, presenting results at scientific conferences, supervising undergraduates in the lab, and coordinating lab activities.

Qualifications: - BA/BS in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience or other related scientific field - Strong computer skills is required.
- An ability to solve technical problems independently
- Strong organization skills
- Ability to work well with others
- Some prior research experience

Reference Number: 02-25634

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Psychology

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