Full Time Lab Manager/Research Assistant Position | Social & Affective Neuroscience Lab

The Social & Affective Neuroscience Lab at Brown University (Lab Director: Oriel FeldmanHall) invites applications for a full-time Research Assistant/Lab Manager (start date to begin August 2016). Our lab uses behavioral, neuroimaging, and psychophysiological techniques to explore the cognitive and neural basis of social decision-making (read more at FeldmanHallLab.com).

The research assistant/lab manager will gain experience with all aspects of the research process, which could serve as a launch pad to graduate studies. Primary responsibilities will include: (1) data acquisition using behavioral, psychophysiological, and brain imaging techniques; (2) management and analyses of datasets; (3) subject recruitment and screening; and (4) managing the lab and performing administrative duties, including IRB documentation.

The position is designed for an individual with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, cognitive science, or related fields. Previous experience in a lab is required. An ability to work independently with good judgment, organizational and time management skills is necessary.

A high degree of familiarity with programs such as Eprime, SPSS, R, Matlab, SPM (or FSL), Acqknowledge & BIOPAC systems, is especially desired but not required, and would otherwise be learned on the job. Further duties include managing the day to day activities of the lab including running experiments, managing subject payment systems, preparing experimental materials, handling IRB protocols, and training and supervising undergraduate research assistants.

To apply, please submit your application to the Brown University Recruitment webpage at https://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/jobsbrown, click open positions, and search for Laboratory Manager (REQ123000). Please also email Oriel FeldmanHall (oriel.feldmanhall@brown.edu) your CV, a list of statistical and programming expertise, and the contact information of two references.


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