Paid Research Assistant Position (fMRI Studies of Vision, Computation, and Cognition) – Vanderbilt University

A full-time research assistant position is available in Frank Tong’s lab at Vanderbilt University to work on fMRI studies of human vision. Our lab is interested in the fundamental mechanisms of visual perception, attention, face and object recognition, and working memory. Our research approach includes visual psychophysics, intensive computational analysis, high-resolution fMRI at 7 Tesla, TMS, and other advanced methodologies.

Responsibilities include coordinating multiple lab projects, assisting with fMRI, TMS, eye tracking, and behavioral studies, and analyzing behavioral and brain imaging data. BA/BS required, preferably in neuroscience, computer science or engineering, psychology, or the like. Strong technical and computational skills are required; experience with computer programming is highly preferred.

Start date is for early summer of 2014. A minimum two-year commitment is required. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. VU/EO/AAE.

For more info about our research, see our lab website:

http://www.psy.vanderbilt.edu/tonglab/

To apply, please send a CV, names of three references, and a statement of interest to Chris Angeloni, chris.angeloni@vanderbilt.edu

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