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Job announcement for MEG lab

Technical Coordinator, MEG Laboratory
Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory,
Department of Linguistics
University of Maryland College Park

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory at the University of
Maryland is developing a new state-of-the-art magnetoencephalography (MEG)
facility. The MEG facility will perform non-invasive recordings with
millisecond resolution in time, and high spatial resolution, afforded by a
dense sensor array (160+ channels). The laboratory will be used for
research in a number of disciplines, including linguistics, neuroscience,
electrical engineering, computer science, and physics.

The lab is seeking a full-time Technical Coordinator, starting September
1st, 2001, or as soon as possible thereafter.  The Technical Coordinator
responsibilities include: maintaining the MEG laboratory, including
stimulus delivery equipment and a number of PC workstations for data
acquisition/analysis; supervising and running experiments; developing
protocols and manuals, and training new lab users; assisting in preparing
experiments and analyzing data.  The position provides an exciting
opportunity to gain expertise in a cutting edge cognitive neuroscience

The position demands energy and initiative, technical aptitude, ability to
work with a wide variety of people, and a serious interest in brain
function. Experience in any of the following areas is desirable, though not
necessary: cognitive science, neuroscience, computer programming,
electrophysiology, radiology, electrical engineering, or physics.

The position comes with a competitive salary and full benefits. For more
information on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory, see

Inquiries should be directed to
Prof. David Poeppel,
Department of Linguistics,
1401 Marie Mount Hall,
University of Maryland,
College Park, MD 20742.

The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunities
Title IX employer. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged
to apply.