The Schnur Lab (Director: Tatiana Schnur) and the T. L. L. Temple Foundation Neuroplasticity Lab (Director: Randi Martin) are seeking two motivated, organized, and resourceful individuals with a BA/BS to recruit and assess acute stroke patients in a hospital setting and to test healthy and impaired language speakers on the Rice University campus as part of a new research initiative funded by the NIH. These positions will train you to administer detailed behavioral examinations of language and memory to brain-damaged patients. Beyond recruiting and testing participants, the positions will also involve other facets of research including analyzing behavioral and neuroimaging data and developing stimulus materials in a series of experiments using various research methodologies. Previous academic experience in a combination of linguistics, psychology, or speech, language, and hearing sciences, a completed B.A./B..S. degree, a strong academic background, and a two-year commitment for the full-time position are required. Previous research experience is highly desirable, though not required. Rice University is located in the heart of Houston, a 5-minute walk from the public train system, a 10-minute walk from the largest medical center in the world, and a 20-minute walk from many restaurants, bars, and retail shops.
Contact: Please send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and contact information for two references to Jolie Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Questions can be directed to Tatiana Schnur (email@example.com) and Randi Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org).