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Duke University:

Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.

DATA MANAGER Position – LaBar lab, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University

This position is 100% grant funded for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

The LaBar lab at Duke University seeks a talented data analyst to facilitate data management and statistical analysis of human subjects research on the cognitive neuroscience of emotion.

The position is supported by NIH-funded grants on emotion regulation and neurocomputational approaches to emotion representation in the brain. State-of-the-art facilities include multimodal psychophysiology and research-dedicated 3T MRI scanners at Duke’s Brain Imaging and Analysis Center.

This position will involve database management, coordination of data across on- and off-site registries, and statistical analysis of behavioral, fMRI and psychophysiological data. Additional duties will be maintaining the server/ computer equipment/ psychophysiology lab equipment in my lab, Maintaining and updating the lab website, managing integration of our psychophysiology equipment with the MRI scanner at BIAC and Computer programming to interface our behavioral paradigms with the psychophysiology equipment.

Education: Work requires an Associates in Computer Science or equivalent technical training, or non-technical Bachelor degree. data science or related computational fields, and expertise in analysis of human psychological or neuroscience data are prerequisites; experience with machine learning tools is desirable.

Please visit for details on the current lab organization and ongoing research projects.

Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications


Work requires an Associates in Computer Science or equivalent technical training, or non-technical Bachelor degree.


2 years data management, research or medical experience. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.




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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 3/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time