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We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in a neuroscience who is interested in working on analysis collected to reveal the cortical underpinnings of sensory perception. Duties will include analysis of intrinsic optical imaging, neurophysiological, or MRI data. Preferred candidate will have a bachelors degree psychology or neuroscience. Familiarity in the analysis of intrinsic optical imaging data and with matlab, and/or python is a plus.
Bachelors Degree (4 yr) with major courses in sensory neuroscience
Background in sensory neuroscience and a comfort in computer programing
Knowledge of statistical methods
Ability to work independently, work effectively in a team, and prioritize work demands
Excellent problem solving skills
Working knowledge of computer software for data storage and analyses, graphics and presentations
Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Bachelors Degree (4 yr) in Neuroscience or Psychology other related scientific field
Experience in analyzing intrinsic optical imaging, neurophysiological, or fMRI data sets
Experience in analyzing intrinsic optical imaging data
At least 6 months of experience in a research laboratory using neurophysiological, intrinsic optical imaging, fMRI, or other sensory systems scientific approaches
Experience in the preparation of scientific manuscripts for publication
Strong quantitative and programming skills (e.g. Matlab, Python, Psychopy)
Ability to handle large data sets
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