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Lab Tech/Manager - Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown University
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Lab Tech/Manager - Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Lab Tech/Manager - Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

Georgetown's Visual Perception & Plasticity Lab is part of the Department of Neurology and Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery the gorgeous campus of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Proudly affiliated with MedStar Health, we are dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge via research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders, and participate in the Georgetown Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (IPN), a Ph.D. program within Biomedical Graduate Education at Georgetown University.

Led by Dr. Tina Liu, our lab studies neuroplasticity in healthy and clinical populations across the lifespan using a combination of psychophysics, eye tracking, 3T fMRI and 7T layer fMRI, brain stimulation (tDCS, tRNS, and/or TMS), computational modeling, online crowdsourcing “big data,” developmental and neuropsychological approaches.

Job Overview

We have an opening for a full-time Lab Tech/Manager with duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinating research involving stroke patients and healthy volunteers
  • Assisting with experimental design, programming, experiment setup, and data analysis
  • Conducting behavioral, fMRI, and brain stimulation experiments in stroke patients and healthy volunteers
  • Assisting with training and supervising undergraduate students in the lab

Work Interactions and Work Mode Designation

Reporting directly to the lab PI, Dr. Tina Liu, the Lab Tech/Manager has an integral role in coordinating and facilitating neuroscience research activities within and beyond the Visual Perception & Plasticity Lab.

Their supports the research goals of the Neurology Department, and also aligns with Georgetown University Medical Center's four-part mission of research, teaching, service and patient care (provided through a partnership with MedStar Health).

They collaborate closely with IPN faculty members, neurologists, and neuro-ophthalmologists in the Department of Neurology, contributing to a collaborative environment that advances our understanding of neurological disorders.

This position has been designated as Hybrid. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources website:

Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree - preference for a major in Neuroscience, Psychology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Ability to demonstrate a passion for science, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and a growth mindset
  • Basic computer skills are required - preference for good programming skills in MATLAB or Python as it can be learned in the lab

Preferred Qualification

Experience in human neuroscience research, especially in neuroimaging techniques

This opportunity is fully-funded for two years and may renewed for up to 3.5 years. Visit Benefits-at-a-Glance for benefits and eligibility information.

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

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