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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Lead Research Specialist - Emotion Cognition and Computation Laboratory in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Emotion Cognition and Computation Laboratory at Emory University, Principal Investigator, Philip Kragel, is seeking a Lead Research Specialist.

Our lab combines computational modeling, neuroimaging, and experimental methods to understand the mechanisms underlying affective behavior in humans.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Successful candidates will:

  • Develop and conduct functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), behavioral, and online (e.g., Amazon Mechanical Turk, Pavlovia) experiments

  • Preprocess and analyze neuroimaging data

  • Help maintain software and computing infrastructure for the lab

  • Assist with administrative and financial documents

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field and two years of research experience, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, engineering, computer science, or related field.

  • Previous research experience in a psychology or human neuroscience lab (exposure to neuroimaging is preferred).

  • Proficiency with MATLAB, Python, JavaScript and experience with PsychToolbox, PsychoPy, and jsPsych are strongly preferred, but not required.

  • Special consideration will be given to individuals with experience collecting and/or analyzing high-dimensional datasets.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 59365

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Psychology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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