Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-Center for Cognitive Neuroscience-RA5 [#13570]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Behavioral Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2019/04/12)
Position Description:    

Associate in Research for project on memory, decision making, and aging Center for Cognitive Neuroscience Duke University A Associate in Research position is available for an NIH-funded project on the cognitive and neural mechanisms of age effects on memory and decision making. This project is a collaboration between the laboratories of Gregory Samanez-Larkin (www.mcablab.science) and Roberto Cabeza (www.cabezalab.org), both at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience of Duke University (www.mind.duke.edu). fMRI scanning facilities (www.biac.duke.edu) are located within a few hundred yards. In the project, neuropsychological, cognitive, structural MRI, diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), and functional MRI (fMRI) measures will be collected from a large sample of young, middle-age, and older adults. The research assistant position involves supervising the recruitment and neuropsychological testing of these participants, MRI scanning and analysis, and the supervision and training of undergraduate students. The position includes opportunities for research and co-authorship of abstracts and papers. The position also includes participation in many intellectual activities (talks, seminars, courses, etc.) and eligibility for a post-baccalaureate fellowship in functional neuroimaging (www.biac.duke.edu/fellowship) Qualifications: B.A. or equivalent with a background in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field. All candidates should have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, good computer skills, and research experience. The ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and attention to detail are essential. Experience in computer programming and familiarity with statistics are desirable. Two-year commitment is required. Send a cover letter and a CV to Eliana Armora (Eliana.Armora@duke.edu).

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