[CogSci] University of Rochester/ Carnegie Mellon University Lab Manager Job Posting

Brown, Kaitlin kbrown at rcbi.rochester.edu
Tue Apr 3 08:40:45 PDT 2018

Research Assistant, CAOs Lab, University of Rochester and Carnegie Mellon University

The Concepts, Actions, and Objects Lab is seeking a full-time lab manager/research assistant (under Prof. Jessica Cantlon). The position will offer the opportunity to engage in a wide array of research methods converging on the topic of conceptual thought.  The RA position will focus on the organization of concepts and categories (e.g., faces, numbers, living things) in non-human primates (rhesus macaques) and humans. Techniques will include behavioral testing with non-human primates and humans.

Responsibilities will include non-human primate handling, protocol maintenance, designing and programming stimulus materials, and data collection and analysis. Desired skills include behavioral, neurophysiological, or MRI training with non-human primates, and stimulus programming experience (e.g. E-Prime, RealBasic, MatLab, etc.). Bachelor's degree required.

The ideal candidate would be willing to work on a shared project between the University of Rochester and Carnegie Mellon University. The position start date is May 2018.  Salary is approximately $32K, depending on experience, plus full benefits.  To apply, please send your CV to caoslaboratory at gmail.com<mailto:caoslaboratory at gmail.com>.
Lab website: http://caoslab.bcs.rochester.edu/

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