[visionlist] 2 Research Coordinator Positions at the Tufts Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Cain, Matthew Matthew.Cain at tufts.edu
Fri Jan 5 14:22:07 -05 2018

The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Tufts University, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, & Engineering Center has two openings available for research coordinators. The research in the Center covers a broad range of topics including exercise, nutrition, visual attention, spatial cognition, human-robot interaction, stress, and emotions and more with a broad range of tools including eye tracking, physiological monitoring, EEG, TDCS, fNIRS, augmented reality, virtual reality, and more! This is an opportunity to learn about and get involved with a very broad range of research.

For questions, contact matthew.cain at tufts.edu
To apply, visit jobs.hr.tufts.edu and search for job 17001748


Senior Research Coordinator - Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences - (17001748)
 This is limited term position for 1 year.

The Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CABCS) is seeking a Senior Research Coordinator. Under supervision of Principal Investigators, this position will be expected to work both independently and collaboratively to execute human subjects research related to characterizing cognitive performance of individuals and teams working in high stakes environments.


    Under general supervision of Principal Investigators, executes study protocols in the area of human perception and cognition, recommending modifications where needed.
    Coordinates recruitment, screening, scheduling, and consenting of study participants.
    Assists in preparing human use protocols for initial and continuing reviews.
    Monitors study related supplies and equipment.
    Independently execute data collection with specialized equipment, to include EEG, tDCS, fNIRS, eye-tracking, etc.
    Processes and tracks study participant payments.
    Organize and prepare study data; assist in data analysis using a variety of software platforms.
    Assists in manuscript preparation and data presentation at professional conferences.
    Assists in CABCS tours and demonstrations for visitors and collaborators.
    Mentors undergraduate student research assistants associated with projects in the laboratory as required.

 Basic Requirements:

    BA or BS in Psychology or related field with a strong experimental background.
    Experience working in a laboratory setting conducting human subjects research.

Preferred Qualifications:

    MA or MS preferred.
    Experience and training with specialized laboratory equipment, to include eye tracking, EEG, ERP analysis and experience with data analysis programs and software such as Excel, SPSS, MATLAB.
    Prior experience as a laboratory manager or research assistant is desired.
    Prior experience mentoring undergraduate research assistants is also ideal.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.
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