Research Technician

May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Research Technician

Requisition Number: STFR003714

Division/College: College of Science

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


This position is for a research technician who will work in the psychophysiological section of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory. Responsibilities will include experiment design and implementation, including recruitment, scheduling, screening and running of psychophysiological study participants, sampling and behavioral/cognitive tasks and studies, programming in E-Prime and/or Matlab; and production of stimuli (video, audio, etc). The Research Technician will also be responsible for computer trouble-shooting, including hardware and software issues and upgrades; laboratory equipment troubleshooting and testing; supervising undergraduate research assistants; data management, including data backup, data reduction, and simple data analysis; assisting with preparation of talks, manuscripts and grant applications; administrative work relating to the IRB, and writing laboratory and study-related documentation.


Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, biology, computer science, or related field required. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint or Keynote; familiarity with PC or Mac computer software and hardware; excellent communication skills, including some skill with writing. Must be able to work a regular Monday through Friday schedule, have good interpersonal skills and be customer service-oriented.

Experience in supervisory roles and with psychophysiology techniques preferred, but not required

Additional Information:
This appointment is funded by a grant received from an outside source. The duration of the position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this grant at its current financial level.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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