[visionlist] Recruiting full-time Research Associate in the Attention Brain and Behavior Lab
jcouperus at hampshire.edu
Thu Mar 31 12:30:40 -05 2022
The Attention Brain and Behavior Lab at Mt. Holyoke College (PI: Jane
Couperus, PhD) invites applications for an NSF-funded full-time Senior
Research Associate position to begin in summer 2022 (exact start date
negotiable). This is an ideal position for someone for someone who would
like to obtain additional research experience in cognitive neuroscience
or developmental cognitive neuroscience before applying to graduate
school. Review of applications will begin shortly (please see more
information and official application link below).
Senior Research Associate
Dr. Jane Couperus is looking to hire a Senior Research Associate in her
Attention, Brain, and Behavior Lab
(https://sites.hampshire.edu/jcouperus/) specifically to work on
projects that are part of the PURSUE project (http://pursueerp.com).
This is a one-year grant funded position that may be extended to a
second year contingent on funding. Current research topics in the lab
include neural representations of visual selective attention in adults
and children as well as individual differences such as socioeconomic
status and their impact on cognition. We use behavioral and brain
imaging techniques (event related potentials) to answer a variety of
research questions based in these topics. A primary focus of this
position will be conducting research, analyzing, and curating EEG/ERP
data for the PURSUE project. This is an ideal position for someone for
someone who would like to obtain additional research experience in
cognitive neuroscience or developmental cognitive neuroscience before
applying to graduate school. The lab is committed to providing a
rigorous, supportive, and inclusive training environment.
-BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, or other related
-Prior research experience in psychology, neuroscience, or related
-The ideal candidate should be able to take initiative and work
independently in addition to working well with undergraduate in the lab.
-Strong organizational, planning, and communication skills are
-Prior research experience with EEG/ERP
-Experience with one or more computer programming languages (preferably
Matlab or Python) and/or stimulus presentation programs (eprime,
Opensesame, etc.) is highly desirable.
-Experience working with children (school age) and desire to do research
Special Instructions for Applicants:
Apply online by application deadline. Application materials must include
1) a cover letter summarizing interests and qualifications, 2) a
complete resume or curriculum vitae, and 3) contact information for 3
Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The
College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in
employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance
with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate
on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex,
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discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of
students to its graduate program.
Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Full Ad and application can be found at:
Jane Couperus, PhD.
Associate Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Hampshire
jcouperus at hampshire.edu
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology, Mt. Holyoke
jcouperu at mtholyoke.edu
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