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OPEN POSITION: Research Assistant in Neuroimaging, Univ. California

Center for Mind & Brain, University of California, Davis

Our neuroimaging laboratory seeks a research assistant / lab manager. We use state-of-the-art fMRI and EEG techniques to study how the brain understands speech in noisy environments (see http://mindbrain.ucdavis.edu/labs/Miller/). The RA’s primary responsibilities will be 1) conduct brain imaging and psychophysical experiments, and 2) develop and apply advanced analysis methods including functional connectivity, multivariate time-frequency analyses, and the integration of fMRI with EEG. In addition, the RA/Lab Manager will coordinate all aspects of essential lab business, including:
* recruit, schedule, screen, and train subjects
* assist in preparing journal articles, grants, and presentations
* train students and postdocs
* perform administrative support
* maintain laboratory equipment and software

* Computer experience, incl. some programming required – please do not submit an application if you have never written code
* MATLAB expertise and familiarity with Linux preferred
* Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field
* Basic quantitative competence, incl. statistics
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
* Outstanding organizational skills
* Previous research experience preferred

Position offers benefits and competitive salary starting at $33,672/yr or more, depending on experience. Preferred start date 1 July 2009 with one year commitment. Applications submitted by 15 April are guaranteed consideration, but position will remain open until filled. Please send a curriculum vitae with the contact details of three references to Lee M. Miller: millerlab41@xxxxxxxxxx

Lee M. Miller
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior
   and Center for Mind & Brain
University of California, Davis