Research Assistant, Weill Cornell Medical College

The Hartley Lab (PI: Catherine Hartley) at the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology at Weill Cornell Medical College is currently seeking a full-time research assistant to work on studies examining affective learning and decision-making across development.

The expected start date for the position is Summer 2015.  This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual who would like gain research experience in preparation for a graduate career.  Application review will take place on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The RA's primary responsibilities include:
(1) participant recruitment and testing
(2) collecting behavioral, psychophysiological, and brain imaging data
(3) experimental paradigm development
(4) management and analysis of datasets

Previous research experience, a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or other related fields, and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.

Additional highly desired qualifications include:
·       Interest in developmental cognitive neuroscience
·      Familiarity with IRB protocol submissions.
·      Strong computational, statistical, and technical skills (e.g. Matlab, Python, R).
·      Experience analyzing neuroimaging data (SPM, FSL, AFNI, or similar platforms).
·      Experience conducting research in developmental populations (children, adolescents).

Interested applicants should send a CV and a cover letter describing relevant experience, interests, and longer-term goals to Catherine Hartley at cah2031@med.cornell.edu .

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