The Neuroplasticity and Development Lab at Johns Hopkins invites applicants for the position of Research Program Coordinator

The Neuroplasticity and Development Lab at Johns Hopkins invites applicants for the position of Research Program Coordinator

The Neuroplasticity and Development Lab in the Johns Hopkins Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences uses cognitive neuroscience (e.g. fMRI, TMS) and behavioral methods to investigate how developmental experience shapes the human mind and brain. For more information about our lab please visit: http://pbs.jhu.edu/research/bedny/

Responsibilities: The Research Program Coordinator will have ample opportunity to participate in all elements of the scientific process. Key responsibilities will include: coding of stimulus presentation, collection of fMRI, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, behavioral data, analysis of neuroimaging data, construction and maintenance of fMRI analysis infrastructure, preparation of IRB protocols, as general lab management. 

Requirements: A bachelors degree and an interest in cognitive neuroscience and/or cognitive psychology. Computer programming skills (knowledge of Matlab, shell scripting and/or python preferred). Familiarity with any of the following tools is a plus: FSL, Freesurfer, SPSS, JPM, and/or R. Previous research experience is strongly preferred. 

To Apply: For more information and to apply please contact the lab director Dr. Marina Bedny at marina.bedny@jhu.edu. Applications should include a detailed cover letter specifying career goals and how working at the Neuroplasticity & Development Lab will advance these goals. Also describe previous experience and provide names and emails of references.

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