March 17, 2014

2 Full Time Research Assistant Jobs at UC Davis

Research Assistant Position in Cognitive Neuroscience

The Translational Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab at the University of California Davis, led by Dr. Cameron Carter, is seeking applicants for full time research assistant (RA) position starting in the spring/early summer of 2014.  The main focus of the lab is the investigation of cognitive control mechanisms implemented by the prefrontal cortex.  The RA will be working in a dynamic and friendly environment on a variety of projects involving fMRI and EEG studies with healthy and psychiatrically ill subjects.  The scope of responsibilities is broad and may include subject recruitment and clinical characterization, fMRI and EEG experiment implementation, data processing and data analysis.  Individuals majoring in psychology, neuroscience, computer science and engineering are encouraged to apply. Previous experience in neuroimaging and/or EEG as well as familiarity with Matlab and SPM are considered strengths. This is an ideal position for someone interested in pursuing graduate studies in cognitive neuroscience or a clinical discipline drawing upon this area of basic science.  We are looking for a two-year commitment.  We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits, including reduced tuition for courses at UC Davis.  More information about the lab is available on line at   Applications, including a cover letter, CV, list of relevant course work, including GPA, and references should be sent via email to Tyler Lesh Ph.D., Project Scientist (, and Jacqueline Smith, Administrative Assistant III to Dr. Carter, UC Davis Imaging Research Center (

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