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Research Assistant Position

The Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory at Georgetown University Medical Center is seeking to hire a full time research assistant for a multimodal MRI project with Alzheimer's disease.

Responsibilities include interviewing and scheduling subjects, conducting behavioural and neuropsychological tests, collecting MRI data, keeping track of data collection and quality, as well as general lab management, for example, IRB related paperwork. In addition, training to analyze behavioural and MRI data will be provided.

Job Requirements
-A bachelor's degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, computer science, engineering, physics, or social science.
-Must be able to work effectively with others, and be very organized, self-motivated, independent, and able to multitask efficiently.
-Strong communication skill is essential; previous experience with older adults and/or patient population is a plus.
-Strong math and computer skills (e.g., MATLAB, Linux) and programming experience are not required, but desired if you are also interested in learning how to analyze MRI data.
-A minimum commitment of two years

This position is ideal for someone interested in pursuing a career in cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, neuroimaging, and/or medical school (with an interest in neurology), The research team includes neuroscientists, neurologists, clinical psychologists, and medical doctors.

Please send a CV, contact of three references, and a brief statement of background skills and interests to Dr. Jiang at xiong.jiang@georgetown.edu.

Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

The Boston College Developmental Psychology Area is now accepting applications to our Summer Undergraduate Psychology Research Experience (SUPRE) program supported by the American Psychological Association.

Applicants can apply to work in one of our three developmental psychology labs:  the Infant and Child Cognition Lab (PI: Sara Cordes), the Language Learning Lab (PI: Josh Hartshorne) and/or the Cooperation Lab (PI: Katie McAuliffe).

Successful applicants will work full-time for 10 weeks from June 4 - August 10 and will be paid $11/ hour.

Eligibility requirements: Students who are from underrepresented minority groups or are first generation college students and who have had little or no research experience will be given priority. Additionally, applicants must be enrolled in an American undergraduate program and be entering their sophomore, junior or senior years.

Please send applications (CV and cover letter) to lmcooperation@gmail.com by Friday, April 6th. Please indicate how you meet the eligibility criteria in your application.

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