Research Assistant in Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital

The Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) at Boston Children’s Hospital is seeking a Research Assistant to work primarily on a project that examines biological markers associated with social functioning in school aged children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This project is a collaboration between the Nelson and Faja labs and part of an NIH-funded multisite consortium. Responsibilities will include administering EEG and eye-tracking measures, behaviorally assisting children on the autism spectrum during visits, and coordinating collection of surveys from parents. The research assistant may also be responsible for coordinating and training research interns. Opportunities to analyze and present research results at conferences and in manuscripts are also available to research assistants in the LCN.


 A bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, or related field

 Availability for flexible scheduling to facilitate visits with school-aged children

 Previous professional experience with children, including at least one year of experience working in a research setting

 High level of motivation; ability to work independently and as part of a team; excellent communication, organization, and attention to detail

To apply, please submit: (1) Letter of interest in ABCCT Research Assistant; (2) CV/Resume to


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