[FieldTrip] Johns Hopkins Research Assistant Position

Joseph Dien jdien07 at mac.com
Fri Apr 17 19:09:37 CEST 2015

General Description: Research of the Division is focused on improving aspects of cognition in humans, particularly those related to speech, communication, and cognitive control, in both normally developing individuals and in individuals with developmental and acquired disorders, such as autism, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, and stroke. Studies use a mix of techniques from experimental psychology, transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS), structural imaging, fMRI, psychophysiological measures, and especially EEG. RA will be directly responsible for 1-2 projects themselves, and will assist with several other projects in the Division. Involvement will be in any and all aspects: library research; writing up research plans; subject recruitment; scheduling; testing (including psychological and experimental tasks); collecting data; cleaning data; maintaining files; initial analyses; draft and final write-ups. Interacts, as needed, with Institutional Review Board. Participates in regular laboratory research meetings. Maintains, monitors, and orders research supplies. Helps with statistical analyses, using software such as MATLAB, NetStation, SPM8, MRIcron, and SPSS. Reports directly to the Director of the Division, with delegated reporting to other faculty in the Division, faculty associated with the Division, and senior staff.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related discipline required. Some related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.  Must have ability to use a personal computer. Prefer experience with analytic tools, and with writing academic manuscripts and grants. Must be well-organized, efficient, accurate, responsible, and enthusiastic. Must be able to interact effectively with faculty, staff, and subjects. Experience administering and scoring cognitive and behavioral measures preferred. Experience with MS Word, Excel, SPSS, MATLAB, SPM8, and NetStation software preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, or a related field preferred. 
Posting at: https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65838&view=sch <https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/job_view.cfm?view_req_id=65838&view=sch>
Contact Joseph Dien (jdien1 at jhmi.edu <mailto:jdien1 at jhmi.edu>) for more information.

Joseph Dien, PhD
Research Associate
Cognitive Neurology/Neuropsychology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Lab E-mail: jdien1 at jhmi.edu
Private E-mail: jdien07 at mac.com
Office Phone: 410-614-3115
Cell Phone: 202-297-8117
Fax: 410-955-0188

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