Research Job Position in Cognitive Neuroscience/Language Reading development

Haskins Laboratories, 300 George Street, Suite 900, New Haven CT 06511

Project Directors: Dr. Kenneth Pugh, Dr. Jay Rueckl

Haskins Laboratories is seeking a Research Associate for projects related to Cognitive Neuroscience and Language/Reading Development as part of several recently funded NIH R01 and P01 grants.

Responsibilities will include:
– Assisting with MRI data acquisition, analysis, and data management
– Assisting with recruitment of both child and adult participants
– Performing data analysis for ongoing and completed projects
– Administering behavioral assessments and assisting with MRI scans

Requirements:
– BA in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Computer Science or related field
– Previous research experience with human populations

Additional Desired Skills:
– Previous research experience with neuroimaging techniques and data analysis (EEG/ERP, structural and functional MRI, DTI)
– Experience with AFNI, FSL, or SPM
– Experience with E-PRIME, Presentation, and/or PsychoPy
– Strong analytical skills and basic undergraduate statistics
– Strong computer skills using Mac OS X and UNIX/Linux
– Programming skills (e.g. Python, R, MATLAB, C/C++, JAVA) are highly desirable

Interested applicants should contact Dr. Steve Frost (frosts@haskins.yale.edu) with cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendation.  This position will remain open until filled; desired start date is on or before June 1, 2013.  Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Haskins provides a vibrant research and learning environment, and actively supports skill development for all employees.

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