June 11, 2014

Research Assistant Position at Boston Children's Hospital

The Faja Lab at the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital currently has a research assistant position open to work on a new project that will test a novel training intervention for executive control and examine the relation between executive control and social cognition. The project will use electrophysiology and behavioral measures to investigate these questions in 7- to 11-year-olds with autism spectrum disorders. 

Include recruiting and scheduling participants, running study sessions, coordinating collection of surveys from parents and teachers, as well as data management and analysis. The research assistant will also be responsible for conducting training sessions with subjects and coordinating and training research study volunteers.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, or related field, as well as a 2-year commitment to the position. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, responsible, able to work independently, have great interpersonal and communication skills as well as good attention to detail. Because the position involves working with school-aged children, the research assistant must be available for flexible scheduling including weekends. Preferred experience includes knowledge of software such as SPSS, E-Prime, Netstation, Matlab; experience working with children in a research setting; and, experience using behavioral or electrophysiological measures such as ERP.
Please apply directly at: www.childrenshospital.jobs
       Requisition Id # 32941BR

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