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Research Assistant Position





    Computer programmer position available in the laboratory of Roberto Cabeza (www.cabezalab.org) at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience of Duke University (www.mind.duke.edu). The position focuses on maintaining and creating software for the analysis of brain imaging data, which is acquired at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center (www.biac.duke.edu).

    Qualifications: B.A. or equivalent with background computer science or substantial programming experience. Experience with Matlab programming and familiarity with statistics are desirable. Two-year commitment is requested.

    Send a cover letter and a CV to cabeza@duke.edu. Please enter “Programmer Position’ as the subject of the e-mail.

    Roberto Cabeza


Research Assistant Position

Research Assistant Position

    RA Position at the Pediatric Mood Disorder Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago

    Pediatric Mood Disorder Program


    University of Illinois at Chicago

    The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, seeks applications for full time Program Coordinator who will conduct fMRI studies and clinical trials in pediatric mood disorders program directed by Dr M. Pavuluri, MD, PhD. Bachelor's Degree required, preferred in Mental Health, Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology, or related discipline. Past experience in fMRI and working with mentally ill populations preferred. Proficiency in Photoshop preferred. Excellent computer, writing, organizational, interpersonal, and oral communication skills required in order to keep up with lab's busy pace. A minimum two-year commitment is required.

    Please send cover letter and resume to Dr Passarotti, PhD (apassarotti@psych.uic.edu).


    A. Passarotti

    Center For Cognitive Medicine, 912 South Wood Street, M/C 913, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612.



Research Assistant Position

 NINDS Cognitive Neuroscience Section

    National Institutes of Health

    Research Assistant Position Available

    Starting Date: July-August, 2010

    We are seeking research assistants (RAs) with a strong interest in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or neuropsychological assessment and research with humans. Exceptional candidates with other areas of interest (e.g., speech pathology; rehabilitation) will be considered. The RA position will be located at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The Cognitive Neuroscience Section performs clinical research in an effort to characterize the Functions of the Human Prefrontal Cortex and the variables that determine Cognitive Neuroplasticity using cognitive science and neuropsychological methods. Both normal volunteer and patients with focal brain injuries and dementias that affect the frontal lobes of the brain are being studied.

    The Cognitive Neuroscience Section RA position includes tutorial training in neurobehavioral assessment and diagnostics, full-time intensive experience in experimental and clinical neuropsychological assessment, participation in clinical rounds and seminar presentations, and, if interested, the development of an original research project. RA candidates must have a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree but are not expected to have doctoral training. In addition to testing responsibilities, the incumbent is also responsible for some training of students and new fellows, patient and normal volunteer contacts including scheduling, logistics, database management, and execution of Cognitive Neuroscience Section research guidelines. Salary for this position is dependent upon experience and in accordance with NIH guidelines. Interested candidates should send a resume, statement of career interests and objectives, and three letters of recommendation to:

    Jordan Grafman, Ph.D., Chief

    Cognitive Neuroscience Section

    Medical Neurology Branch, NINDS, NIH

    Building 10, Room 7D43

    10 Center Drive; MSC 1440

    Bethesda, Maryland 20892-1440

    Phone: 301-496-0220

    FAX: 301-480-2909

    E-Mail: grafmanj@ninds.nih.gov


Research Assistant Position

 Research Assistant/Lab Manager Position

    Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory

    Department of Psychology

    Ohio State University

    Full-time Research Assistant/Lab Manager temporary position available in the Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory at Ohio State University. We employ both fMRI and behavioral paradigms to investigate the efficacy of psychosocial interventions on brain and cognitive plasticity. The job involves both administrative and research duties, with the potential candidate being involved in participant recruitment, maintenance of lab databases, data collection and analyses. A bachelor's degree in psychology, neuroscience or a related field is required. Prior research experience, background in computer programming is preferable. Start date is negotiable and the position can start as early as first week of January. For more information, interested candidates may contact Ruchika Prakash at prakash.30@osu.edu. To apply for the position, please visit : http://jobs.osu.edu/; (Job # : 348100) 


    Ruchika Shaurya Prakash


Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN)

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