[visionlist] Research Assistant/Lab Manager position available at U Penn

Russell Epstein epstein at psych.upenn.edu
Mon Apr 17 17:06:31 -04 2017


fMRI Research Assistant/Lab Manager Position Available



A full-time research assistant position is available in Russell Epstein's
laboratory in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA). Research in the lab focuses on the neural
systems underlying high-level vision, scene recognition, spatial
navigation, and memory, primarily using fMRI. Duties will include assisting
with all aspects of fMRI experimentation including designing and preparing
of experiments, recruiting subjects and running them in the scanner,
analyzing fMRI data using both basic (univariate) and advanced
(multivariate) techniques, presenting results at scientific conferences,
supervising undergraduates in the lab, and coordinating lab activities.



Requirements:



-          BA/BS in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience or other
related scientific field

-          Strong computer skills

-          An ability to solve technical problems independently

-          Strong organization skills

-          Ability to work well with others

-          Some prior research experience



This would be an excellent position for a graduating senior who wishes to
expand their research experience before continuing on to postgraduate
study. Most previous holders of this position have gone on to study in top
graduate programs. The Center for Cognitive Neuroscience is a lively,
collaborative, supportive intellectual environment. Penn offers excellent
employee benefits, including tuition-free enrollment in Penn classes.



For more information about the lab, see
http://www.psych.upenn.edu/epsteinlab/.  If interested, please send resume
(including description of computer skills, relevant coursework, grades, and
previous research), cover letter describing academic and research
interests, and contact information for at least 2 references to Russell
Epstein epstein at psych.upenn.edu.
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