[visionlist] Full-time RA position at Princeton

Nick Turk-Browne ntb at princeton.edu
Mon May 3 22:10:57 GMT 2010

Dear Colleagues,

Please forward this posting to anybody who might be interested. The position is well-suited for a graduating senior or recent undergraduate looking to gain research experience prior to attending graduate school. Candidates can email me directly for more details, or to set up a meeting at VSS. Applications must be submitted at http://jobs.princeton.edu/ (requisition #1000309).

Full-time research specialist position in the Department of Psychology in the laboratory of Dr. Nicholas Turk-Browne. Research focuses on a variety of topics in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, with an emphasis on visual learning and memory. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of research, including developing materials, programming experiments, recruiting participants, collecting behavioral and fMRI data, analyzing data, and miscellaneous research support (literature searches, manuscript and grant preparation, general lab duties). 

Essential qualifications:
-- Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or other related field
-- Demonstrated interest or research experience in cognitive psychology/neuroscience
-- Exposure to one or more programming or scripting languages (e.g., Matlab, shell, Python, C/C++, Java, etc.)
-- Undergraduate level statistics course and/or experience with statistical analysis packages (e.g., R, SPSS, Excel, Matlab, etc.)
-- Organized, independent, hard-working, with good interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications:
-- Experience with vision and/or fMRI experiments
-- Advanced training in statistics or signal processing



Nicholas Turk-Browne, PhD
Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology
Princeton University
Green Hall
Princeton, NJ  08540
Office: 609-258-4285

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