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Duties Serve as an engineer to support research into higher-order, human brain functions: cognition, volition, consciousness and related topics; integrate and engineer hardware and software modalities including designing new hardware equipment or software research tools as needed; conduct research based on proper scientific methods according to the latest literature: preregistering experiments, properly engaging with subjects, piloting paradigms, data preprocessing, data analysis, including from the statistical and signal-processing perspective, and other matters pertaining to the data processing pipeline; design and engineer new data processing methods and pipelines; instruct more junior researchers on these scientific and engineering methods; design neuroscientific / psychological / cognitive paradigms and program these paradigms (ranging from behavioral ones to motion tracking (e.g., eye tracking), autonomic-system monitoring (e.g., pupillometry, ECG), neuroimaging (e.g., EEG), and stimulation (e.g., TMS)) in MATLAB, Python, Experiment Builder, and other environments; instruct more junior researchers in such designs; develop and engineer machine-learning-based data analysis, including online and in real-time as well as in a closed-loop fashion; in charge of storing and managing data (including all raw, experimental data), lab agenda (including lab meetings, student presentations and so on); represent the research lab during outreaches to communities and other academic institutes; participate in relevant domestic and international workshops and conferences in related fields and keeping track of the most cutting-edge techniques; communicate with equipment vendors, obtain quotes, compare specs, capabilities and prices, order equipment; assemble, setup, calibrate, test and maintain equipment in good working order; train researchers (students, postdocs, visitors) on the use of the device/equipment.
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