Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Social & Affective Neuroscience Lab at Brown University invites applications for a Lead Research Assistant. Our lab uses behavioral, neuroimaging and psychophysiological techniques to explore the cognitive and neural basis of social decision-making (read more at FeldmanHallLab.com)
Primary responsibilities include: (1) data acquisition using behavioral, psychophysiological, and brain imaging techniques (2) subject recruitment and screening; (3) management and analysis of datasets; and (4) managing the lab and performing administrative duties, including IRB documentation.
Education and Experience
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, cognitive science, computer science, neuroscience or related field is required.
1-2 years of related research experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered).
An ability to work independently with good judgment
Organizational and time management skills is required
Proficiency with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Qualtrics is required
A high degree of familiarity with programs such as Eprime, SPSS, R, Matlab, SPM (or FSL), Acqknowledge and BIOPAC systems is especially valued but not required
Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community
All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminalÂ backgroundÂ check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.Â
This is a 1-year fixed-term position with the possibility of renewal.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Lead Research Assistant
Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ163547
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