[visionlist] Two research assistant positions: Bates College

Michelle Greene mrgreene09 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 14:44:26 -04 2020

The Computational Vision Lab at Bates College is seeking two highly
motivated post-baccalaureate lab managers for a 2-year full-time NSF-funded
position. The selected candidates will be involved in running studies,
training students in data collection and analysis, organizing IRB
documents, and managing scheduling of data collection.

The position is available starting immediately. Applications should include
a CV, cover letter, and contact information of three references. Casual
inquiries may be sent to mgreene2 at bates dot edu.


The ideal candidate for this position will have a recent graduate in
neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, computer science, or math. A
successful candidate for the position must have:

   - Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills.

   - A curious mind; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
   ability to synthesize complex or diverse information.

   - Desire to work with collaborators across disciplines. Strong
   interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial
   relationships.  Must be flexible, collaborative and have a positive

   - Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities with
   minimal supervision and within established guidelines.

   - Impeccable organizational (time, task, project management) skills.

   - Proficiency in basic data management systems and basic computer
   applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Programming experience in
   Python, R, and/or Matlab is highly desirable.

   - Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.

   - Ability and willingness to travel (by car, air, train or bus)
   domestically and internationally as needed.

   - Personal commitment to excellence and the mission of a top-tier small
   liberal arts college.

   - Demonstrated ability to work productively in a diverse and
   multi-disciplinary academic and research environment.

   - Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving
   the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community
   with diplomacy and tact.

   - Successful completion of a criminal background check.


Bates College offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits (health,
dental, 9% retirement contribution with potential for an additional 3%
match, 12 paid holidays, free parking, access to library and athletic
facilities & more) and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and
smoke-free workplace.

*Application Instructions*

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three
professional references. This position requires the successful completion
of a pre-employment background screening. Review of applications begins
immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (References
will not be contacted without your permission.)

*Equal Employment Opportunity Statement*

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and
providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The
college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or
ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender
expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and
other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its
students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or
in the recruitment of its faculty and staff.  Bates College adheres to all
applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations.  All
college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are
responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination

Inquiries concerning the college’s policies, compliance with applicable
laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VII, Title IX, and
ADA/Section 504), and complaints may be directed to Gwen Lexow, Title IX
Officer, 207-786-6445 or via email at glexow at bates.edu.
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