Full-time Research Associate Position - Haskins Laboratories
Haskins Laboratories in New Haven CT is seeking qualified individuals to fill full-time and part-time Research Associate positions for Behavioral and Neuroimaging Testing. Successful candidates will join a team of researchers who employ behavioral and neuroimaging methods to investigate language development. Multi-year National Institutes of Health grants support research on (a) typical and atypical reading development and effects of reading intervention in children, and (b) statistical learning in infants, children, and adults. These positions are an excellent opportunity for those looking to gain hands on experience working with clinical populations and cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques. Haskins provides a vibrant research and learning environment, and actively supports skill development for all employees, including attending area scientific talks, meetings, and conferences.
The positions will involve a combination of data collection using functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS), MRI, EEG techniques and behavioral testing and coordination.
Applicants for these positions must have experience working with children in a research setting and some experience with one or more of the following: neuroimaging methods, computer programming, administration of standardized assessments, computer-based experiments, touch-screen educational games, and data analysis. Applicants must also be able to work legally within the U.S.
Additional relevant skills include:
Strong organizational and data management skills
Experience with database and spreadsheet software (e.g., RedCap, FileMaker, Excel)
Flexible work availability (evenings and weekends).
Interested applicants should contact Tammy Ursini, Administrative Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a cover letter, resume, copy of (unofficial) transcripts, and the names of three potential references. Please note “Job Posting 222003”, in the subject line of your email. This position will remain open until filled; desired state date is on or before August 15, 2018.
Haskins Laboratories (www.haskins.yale.edu) is a private, non-profit research institute with a primary focus on speech, language, reading, and their biological basis. Haskins has long-standing, formal affiliations with the University of Connecticut and Yale University. Haskins Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.