[FieldTrip] Research Assistant Position - New York University

Ido Davidesco ido.davidesco at gmail.com
Sat May 6 17:54:38 CEST 2017

The Poeppel lab at NYU’s Psychology Department is currently seeking a
full-time Research Assistant for a National Science Foundation-funded project
called “brain-to-brain synchrony in the classroom”. The expected start date
for the position is Summer 2017. Application review will take place on a
rolling basis until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Principal Investigators
(Prof. David Poeppel and Prof. Catherine Milne) to execute a complex
research protocol, which involves collecting EEG data from multiple
participants in a learning setting.

As part of the project, we are also developing an EEG-based neuroscience
curriculum for high schools.

Primary responsibilities include:

(1) Participant recruitment and testing;

(2) experimental paradigm development;

(3) management and analysis of behavioral and neural data;

(4) documenting and presenting study results;

(5) Project management and administration.

A Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or other related fields,
and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills are

Other preferred qualifications include:

- Prior research experience

- Teaching and curriculum development experience

- Computational, statistical, and technical skills (e.g. Matlab, Python, R)
- Experience analyzing EEG and behavioral data

Starting date: Summer 2017

Click here
<http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)30411-6> for
more information about the project.

To apply, please send your CV, a cover letter describing your interests and
relevant experience, and the contact information of three references to:
ido.davidesco at nyu.edu

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University
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of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed,
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sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
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