[visionlist] Research Assistant / Lab Manager in vision & cognitive neuroscience

Julie Golomb jgolomb at mit.edu
Tue Apr 24 15:08:30 GMT 2012


A research assistant / lab manager position will be available starting  
Fall 2012 in the vision and cognitive neuroscience laboratory of Dr.  
Julie Golomb in the Department of Psychology at the Ohio State  
University. Research in the lab sits at the intersection of  
perception, attention, working memory, and object recognition, with an  
emphasis on visual stability across eye movements. We use a variety of  
methodologies, primarily psychophysics, gaze-contingent eye-tracking,  
and basic and advanced (multivariate) fMRI techniques.  
Responsibilities will include assisting with all aspects of research  
(designing/programming experiments, recruiting/running participants,  
analyzing behavioral and fMRI data), as well as supervising  
undergraduate students in the lab and overseeing day-to-day lab  
operations. This is an ideal position for someone for someone who  
would like to obtain additional research experience in cognitive  
neuroscience/psychology before applying to graduate school. OSU houses  
a vibrant research community and a new state-of-the-art neuroimaging  
facility located within the Psychology building.
Qualifications: BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science,  
Engineering, Math, or other related field. Strong technical and  
computer skills are required, including experience with one or more  
programming languages (preferably Matlab or Python). Strong  
organizational and communication skills are also essential. The  
position requires a commitment of two years.

Interested parties should email a CV, names of references, and a brief  
statement of interest to Julie Golomb: jgolomb at mit.edu

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Julie Golomb, PhD
McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT
starting Fall 2012: Assistant Professor; Dept of Psychology, Ohio  
State Univ
http://web.mit.edu/~jgolomb/www/index.html


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