Research Technician, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
24 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

This is a full-time Research Technician position in a human cognitive neuroscience laboratory in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University. In our laboratory, we study the neural mechanisms of visual perception and cognition in healthy people and people with psychiatric illnesses.

A successful candidate will possess exceptional computer programming skills (perferrably in Matlab or Python) and be highly energetic and self-motivated. Expertise in mathematics, such as linear algrebra, circular statistics, and graph theory are also desirable. The technician will recruit and screen research participants, collect electroencephalographic and behavioral data, administer transcranial electrical brain stimulation, program experimental tasks, and develop algorthims for the processing and analysis of brain signals and behaivor.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree and one year of experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type