Open Research Assistant position for infant/pediatric neuroimaging at Boston Children’s Hospital

The Gaab Lab is looking for a Research Assistant to assist with all study phases of functional and structural MRI for several projects. This includes subject recruitment for pediatric research studies which will include close interaction with schools in the Boston area, scheduling of pediatric research subjects, database maintenance, implementation and maintenance of analysis software; pediatric testing (including MRI/fMRI scanning of young children and infants) and data analyses (psychometrics, psychophysics and functional magnetic imaging), stimuli design and administrative work (e.g., preparation of internal review board proposals). This position is ideal for anyone considering future graduate study in cognitive (developmental) neuroscience, computer science, cognitive science or neuroscience. Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, math, or related field required. Comfort with a heterogeneous computing environment (Linux/Unix, Mac, and Windows) as well as some programming experience preferred; knowledge of psychological experiment software (E Prime, Presentation, etc.) and/or fMRI analyses software helpful. Demonstrable pre-existing interest in cognitive neuroscience desired; knowledge of neuroanatomy or statistics helpful. Prior experience working with infants and small children (e.g. in a preschool or day care setting or within a research project) will be a plus. Must be self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and must like working with children. Start will be ASAP. Please apply here with the REQ ID 47545BR AND send an additional application package to Dr. Nadine Gaab ( 


Full-Time Research Technician Posting at the University of Michigan Ross Behavioral Lab

The Michigan Ross Behavioral Lab at the University of Michigan is seeking a full-time research technician to start in August 2018. The deadline to apply is June 4. The Michigan Ross Behavioral Lab accommodates a variety of innovative human behavior experiments in areas such as marketing and decision science, strategy, teamwork, and leadership.

This position is ideal for a recent college graduate in psychology, business, information, or other related disciplines. Applicants should have at least 1 year of experience running studies with human subjects. We desire experience with eye-tracking, survey design, coding experience with python/HTML/CSS/JavaScript, etc. Applicants must be self-motivated, have internal initiative, and have a positive learning orientation. Continue reading

Full-Time Lab Coordinator Position at the University of Virginia

The Lab for Social and Moral Development and the Lab for Early Social and Brain Development at the University of Virginia are seeking a Lab Coordinator. Research in these labs focuses on the development of social, emotional, and moral development in infancy and early childhood. The Lab Coordinator will help set up a new collaborative project between two established labs, and will manage and oversee the day-to-day activities of the lab. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruiting and interviewing new research assistants, supervising and training research assistants, overseeing subject recruitment and data collection, managing human subjects protocols, assisting with manuscript preparation, and assisting with expense management. The position also involves administrative duties such as purchasing lab supplies, coordinating lab events and meetings, and serving as the lab’s liaison with department administrators, collaborators, and the university’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).

This full-time position will be shared between the two labs.  Continue reading

Call for Applications: Junior Specialist, Pool–Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences – UC Santa Barbara

Junior Specialist, Pool–Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary Junior Specialists for anticipated part-time and full-time openings throughout the 2018-19 academic year. Applicants should have specialized knowledge of a core area of experimental psychology, including cognition and the perceptual sciences, development and evolutionary psychology, neuroscience and behavior, and/or social psychology.

Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) in Psychological and Brain Sciences or a related field, or have equivalent research experience.

Additionally, candidates should have specialized knowledge of a core area of experimental psychology, including cognition and the perceptual sciences, development and evolutionary psychology, neuroscience and behavior, and/or social psychology.

Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) conferred by the start of appointment. Continue reading

UC Davis Junior Specialist Research Opportunity

The Solomon Lab at the UC Davis MIND Institute is hiring a Junior Specialist. This is a perfect opportunity for a recent graduate to gain experience in a clinical cognitive neuroscience lab prior to applying to graduate or medical school. If interested, please review the job details and apply using the link below. Applications must be completed by Thursday May 24, 2018.

Lab Manager/Research Assistant Position at the University of Maryland

The University of Maryland Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab directed by Dr. Elizabeth Redcay ( is seeking a full-time research assistant (called Faculty Assistant at UMD) starting this summer 2018. The DSCN lab investigates the neural and cognitive bases of social interaction in typical development and children with autism. The methods used include functional and structural MRI as well as behavioral measures with adults and children.

This is an excellent position for anyone who would like to pursue graduate work in developmental, cognitive, and/or clinical neuroscience. We encourage applicants with a background in psychology, cognitive science, computer science, engineering, or related fields to apply.  Continue reading

RA position at Georgetown

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory

Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Research Technician – Lab Manager

Full-time research technician position available starting immediately in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory ( directed by Chandan Vaidya.  The successful applicant will be responsible for fMRI data collection, recruitment efforts, administrative duties, and day-to-day operation of the lab.  Ongoing studies involve functional brain imaging in adults and children.  The job requires fMRI data acquisition skills, exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to interact with multiple personnel, supervision of undergraduates, high motivation and initiative, and ability to work with children.  Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Neuroscience. Commitment of 2 years is required.

Please email a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for 2 references to Chandan Vaidya at