[visionlist] Research Assistant/Lab Manager position available at U Penn

fMRI Research Assistant/Lab Manager Position Available


A full-time research assistant position is available in Russell
Epstein’s laboratory in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University
of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA). Research in the lab focuses on the neural systems underlying
high-level vision, scene recognition, spatial navigation, and memory, primarily
using fMRI. 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. 




BA/BS in Psychology,
Cognitive Science, Neuroscience or other related scientific field

Strong computer skills

An ability to solve
technical problems independently

Strong organization

Ability to work well
with others

Some prior research


This would be an excellent
position for a graduating senior who wishes to expand their research experience
before continuing on to postgraduate study. Most previous holders of this
position have gone on to study in top graduate programs. The Center for
Cognitive Neuroscience is a lively, collaborative, supportive intellectual
environment. Penn offers excellent employee benefits, including tuition-free
enrollment in Penn classes.


For more information about the
lab, see http://ift.tt/2pKOARY If interested,
please send resume (including description of computer skills, relevant
coursework, grades, and previous research), cover letter describing academic
and research interests, and contact information for at least 2 references to Russell
Epstein epstein@psych.upenn.edu. 


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