The Cognition and Action Lab at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI) of Thomas Jefferson University, directed by Dr. Laurel Buxbaum, has an opening beginning summer/fall 2022 for a full-time Research Assistant. The position involves assisting on an NIH-funded study of arm use in stroke populations as relates to attention and motivation using behavioral experiments and state-of-the art functional and structural neuroimaging. Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute is a supportive, stimulating academic environment offering many training opportunities, including close collaboration with colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania, and is located near the vibrant city of Philadelphia. We offer competitive compensation, an attractive benefits plan including medical/dental/vision coverage, generous vacation time, and tuition reimbursement.
See our laboratory website at http://www.mrri.org/focus-areas/cognition-and-action-laboratory.
Applicants must have a strong academic background (BA/BS or MA/MS) in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or a related field, coursework and experience in statistics and research methods, excellent organizational, analytic, and interpersonal skills, and experience/facility in programming in EPrime, R, or Matlab. Prior human behavioral research lab experience is essential. Applicants able to commit to the position for 2 years will be given strong priority.