Research Associate, Neuroscience Institute-2013544
Seeking a self-motivated, budding scientist-engineer to run a human sensory neuroscience laboratory within the Psychology Department at Carnegie Mellon University. The candidate should have strong technical, computational, computer, and instrumentation skills and be familiar with human experimental paradigms. The candidate will be expected to read, understand, and alter existing code and to develop new code to conduct experiments and analyze data; calibrate equipment; manage hardware and software; and develop and oversee procedures for training new researchers in the laboratory and for maintaining equipment. The applicant is expected to become deeply involved in gathering and analyzing data and disseminating scientific results. The most competitive candidate will be competent with Matlab, Python, PsychToolbox, BioSemi ActiveTwo electroencephalography hardware, and audiological equipment. In lieu of explicit knowledge, a willingness and aptitude to learn quickly on the job will be considered. An adventurous, collaborative, and adaptable personality with a sense of humor will fit into our community well. This is a perfect opportunity for an engineer or computer scientist interested in becoming involved in neuroscience. A technical/scientific undergraduate degree with three years of relevant laboratory experience is preferred.
B.S. degree in neuroscience, biology, or a related field required
3-5 years of relevant administrative and management experience recommended
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Job Function: Engineering
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Organization: CNBC: CENTER FOR THE NEURAL BASIS OF COGNITION
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2013544
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.