[vslist] Research Assistant Position at Vanderbilt University

Adriane Seiffert seiffert at Princeton.EDU
Mon Feb 16 20:51:22 GMT 2004

Research Assistant Position
Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University

The Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University invites 
applications for a full-time research assistant position to work in the 
Motion, Attention and Control (MAC) lab directed by Professor Adriane 
Seiffert.  Research in the lab aims to understand how visual attention 
interacts with motion perception and visuo-motor systems to track the 
motion of target objects. The methods of investigation include human 
psychophysics, traditional cognitive experiments, and human 
neuroimaging (fMRI). Training on any or all of these techniques will be 

Responsibilities include screening and scheduling participants, 
conducting experiments, preparing, analyzing and archiving data, as 
well as writing research reports. The successful candidate should be 
able to work independently as well as function as a part of a 
multi-disciplined team. Organizational skills are important. 

Candidates should have a completed Bachelor's or Master's Degree and 
have a background in visual science, cognitive psychology, and/or human 
functional neuroimaging. Some programming skills are required (such as 
fundamentals of C, Unix or Matlab). Salary commensurate with 

This is a two-year position starting September 2004, with possibility 
of renewal. Applicants should send a vita and names of three references 
to Adriane Seiffert, currently at Department of Psychology, Green Hall, 
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 08544.


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