Research Assistant, Rochester Center for Brain Imaging, University of Rochester

Research Assistant, Rochester Center for Brain Imaging, University of Rochester


The Concepts, Actions, and Objects Lab at the University of Rochester seeking a part- or full-time lab manager/research assistant (under Profs. Jessica Cantlon & Brad Mahon). The position will offer the opportunity to engage in a wide array of research methods converging on the topic of conceptual thought.  The RA position will focus on the organization of concepts and categories (e.g., faces, numbers, living things) in non-human primates (rhesus macaques) and humans. Techniques will include neuroimaging (functional and structural MRI) and behavioral testing with non-human primates and humans.
 
Responsibilities will include non-human primate handling, protocol maintenance, designing and programming stimulus materials, and data collection and analysis. Desired skills include behavioral, neurophysiological, or MRI training with non-human primates, and stimulus programming experience (e.g. E-Prime, RealBasic, MatLab, etc.). Bachelor's degree required.
 
The position start date is June 2015.  Salary is approximately $32K, depending on experience, plus full benefits.  To apply, please send your CV to caoslaboratory@gmail.com.
Lab website: http://caoslab.bcs.rochester.edu/
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Concepts, Action, and Objects Lab
University of Rochester Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Rochester Center for Brain Imaging
http://caoslab.bcs.rochester.edu/