Research Assistant Position
Lab Manager - Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
Georgetown University, Washington DC
A full-time position is available starting May/early June 2024 in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (https://www.vaidyalab.com/) directed by Dr. Chandan Vaidya. The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and conducting research on executive control and learning in children. The lab manager will contribute to ongoing grant-funded studies and development of new research studies. Depending on interest and enthusiasm, the position offers opportunities for learning fMRI data analysis and planning of new research studies. Further, the position offers opportunities for involvement in administering clinical tests and behavioral interventions.
Duties include fMRI data collection in children with Autism and other developmental disorders, subject recruitment, coordination and organization of lab activities and initiatives, and managing day-to-day operation of the lab.
The job requires a bachelor’s degree and experience with experimental research, basic statistical analysis skills, exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to interact with multiple personnel, supervision of undergraduates, high motivation and initiative, and ability to work with children. Leadership experience and programming experience (e.g., E-Prime, MATLAB, R) is a plus.
The candidate should be able to make a commitment of at least 2 years.
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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please see the Georgetown website for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687- 4798. This position requires a criminal background check performed by Human Resources. Compensation is based on Georgetown pay scales, depending on qualifications and experience.