[visionlist] Recruiting full-time Research Associate in the Attention Brain and Behavior Lab

Jane Couperus jcouperus at hampshire.edu
Thu Mar 31 12:30:40 -05 2022


Dear Colleagues,

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.

Qualifications:
  -BA/BS in Psychology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, or other related 
field.
-Prior research experience in psychology, neuroscience, or related 
fields.
-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 
essential.

Preferred Qualifications:
-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 
with children.

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 
professional references.

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, 
national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, 
marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or 
expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally 
protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not 
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:
https://careers.pageuppeople.com/1024/cw/en-us/job/492952/sr-research-associate

-- 
Jane Couperus, PhD.
Associate Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Hampshire 
College
jcouperus at hampshire.edu
Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology, Mt. Holyoke
jcouperu at mtholyoke.edu
pronouns: she/her



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