[visionlist] RA/Lab Manager position at Epstein Lab, UPenn

Russell Epstein epstein at psych.upenn.edu
Thu May 5 15:39:03 -04 2022

fMRI Research Specialist/Lab Manager Position Available

A full-time research specialist (Lab Manager) position is available in
Russell Epstein's laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the
University of Pennsylvania. Research in the lab focuses on the neural
systems underlying high-level vision, 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, and
preparing results for dissemination. Additional duties include maintaining
lab equipment, supervising undergraduates in the lab, and coordinating lab


-          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 portfolio before continuing on to postgraduate study.
Most previous holders of this position have gone on to study in top
graduate programs. The Department of Psychology is a lively, collaborative,
supportive intellectual environment. Penn offers excellent employee
benefits, including tuition-free enrollment in Penn classes. An early
summer starting date and a 2-year commitment is preferred.

For more information about the lab, see

To apply, please submit resume (including description of computer skills,
relevant coursework, grades, previous research, and contact information for
at least 2 references), and cover letter describing academic and research
interests through the careers at penn portal:


Questions about the position can be addressed to Cathy Nadar,
cnadar at sas.upenn.edu

Russell Epstein
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania
epstein at psych.upenn.edu
(Please direct messages about the graduate program to dgs at psych.upenn.edu)
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