Duke University, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-Center for Cognitive Neuroscience-RA2 [#18554]
Position Title: Research Associate (RA)
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2021/06/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/05/03, finished 2021/07/01, listed until 2021/06/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Associate in Research/Lab manager position Duke University Neuroscience laboratory at Duke University seeks a research technician/lab manager. Our research involves visual, auditory, and multisensory processing in the brain using neurophysiological and computational/statistical techniques. The ideal candidate will have training in the domain of neuroscience/psychology as well as some coursework in a computational/quantitative subject area (such as statistics, computer science, engineering, physics, or math), and be willing to make a 2+ year commitment to the position. Previous holders of this position have participated actively in the development of research projects in the laboratory and have gone on to graduate school in neuroscience.

Job duties include assisting in animal care involving macaques (handling, training, overseeing health status) and administrative responsibilities (ordering supplies, overseeing compliance with IACUC regulations, backing up computers).

Ideal Start Date: June 2021 Opportunity to assist in conducting experiments concerning the neural basis of spatial processing and its connection to cognition. A completed a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience, biology, psychology or related quantitative field is required prior to the start date. Previous experience working with a mammalian species in a laboratory setting is a plus.

Please submit your cover letter, CV and three references via email to Dr. Jennifer Groh (Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering) as soon as possible. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Contact info: Jennifer Groh, jmgroh@duke.edu Lab web site: www.duke.edu/~jmgroh

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
308 Research Drive
Box 90999
Durham, NC 27708

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