Research Assistant for Pediatric Neuroimaging Lab 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 daycare 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 49957BR   AND send an additional application package to Dr. Nadine Gaab (Nadine.gaab@childrens.harvard.edu)

 

Nadine Gaab, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School   

Department of Medicine/Division of Developmental Medicine

Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience

Mail stop code: BCH3178
1 Autumn Street (Office 643); Boston, MA 02115

nadine.gaab@childrens.harvard.edu

phone: 857-218-3021

www.gaablab.com

www.bostonearlyliteracyscreener.com

Twitter: Nadine Gaab (@GaabLab)

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