[visionlist] Research Assistant Position Available at University of Pennsylvania

Elizabeth Hirshorn ehirshor at psych.upenn.edu
Fri Mar 11 18:29:24 GMT 2005


FULL-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT: A position as a Research Assistant is
available at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of
Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. This is a great opportunity
for a person interested in graduate school in psychology or neuroscience.
Research in the lab focuses on executive functions, memory, language,
vision, and investigations of the neural organization of the knowledge of
objects.  Experiments involve both behavioral and functional neuroimaging
(fMRI).  A background in psychology, cognitive science, or a related field
is preferred. Familiarity with Macintosh computers, Microsoft Office, and
some experience with statistics are desirable.  Responsibilities include
subject recruitment, designing and programming experiments, data analysis,
some administrative work, and the mentoring of undergraduates in the lab.
The position will begin in the summer of 2005.  A commitment of two years is
required.

Interested parties should contact Dr. Sharon Thompson-Schill;
sschill at psych.upenn.edu, http://www.psych.upenn.edu/~sschill.

-- 
Elizabeth Hirshorn
Research Specialist
University of Pennsylvania
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Dr. Sharon Thompson-Schill's Lab
3810 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office Phone: 215 573 3536
Fax: 215 898 1982
ehirshor at psych.upenn.edu




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