Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Boston Main Campus
Division/College: College of Science
FT/PT: Full Time
The lab technician will be hired to conduct research. The job will involve designing, conducting, analyzing, and writing up experimental findings using behavioral neuroimaging, and/or other techniques in the cognitive neuroscience (including but not limited to virtual reality platform development, physiological recording, eye-tracking, etc.) The position will also involve helping to manage other lab personnel, including undergraduate research assistants. The Lab Technician will also work with graduate students and postdocs. This position may also disseminate research by attending conferences and presenting talks and posters
BA/BS or MS degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, computer science or related disciplines. A degree in another field, but with evidence of substantial coursework and/or training in the above areas, will also be considered.
Desirable skills include: experience in conducting behavioral studies and working with human subjects, computer programming, writing scientific reports, acquiring and analyzing data from one or more instruments used in cognitive and affective neuroscience (e.g. neuroimaging, EEG, physiology, eye tracking, virtual reality platforms, etc) as well as the ability to serve as a research mentor for a diverse student body.
Requisition Number: STFR005012
Internal Number: 58041
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