Research Associate in Neuroimaging Analysis

Job Announcement, June 2019: Research Associate
Haskins Laboratories, 300 George Street, Suite 900, New Haven CT 06511
 
Haskins Laboratories has an opening for a Research Associate in Neuroimaging Analysis. This position, funded by the National Institute of Health, will provide hands-on basic and applied research experience in the study of speech and reading. Our projects employ multiple neuroimaging modalities, including MRI, EEG and NIRS, in combination with eye-tracking, computational modeling, and behavioral testing of children. This Associate will work directly with Dr. Einar Mencl, Director of Neuroimaging Research; and Dr. Kenneth Pugh, President and Director of Research at Haskins Laboratories.
 
Primary responsibilities include:
  • Analysis of behavioral and MRI data using AFNI, FreeSurfer
  • Assist with neuroimaging data acquisition and data management
  • Assist development and application of novel analysis strategies for neuroimaging data
Requirements include:
  • B.A. or B.S. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, or related field
  • Strong programming skills (e.g., Python, shell scripting, Matlab, R)
  • Strong organizational and data management skills
  • Experience with standard statistical analysis (ANOVA, regression
Additional relevant skills include:
  • Experience with multivariate analyses (PCA/ICA SVM, machine learning)
  • Strong computer skills using Mac OS X, and software (e.g., FileMaker, Excel)
  • Experience with neuroimaging techniques and data analysis (MRI, fNIRS)
  • Experience with AFNI, FSL, Freesurfer or SPM
Interested applicants should contact Tammy Ursini, Office Manager (ursini@haskins.yale.edu) with cover letter referencing Job Position #214004, resume, unofficial copy of college transcripts, and the names of three potential references. This position will remain open until filled. Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience. Haskins provides a vibrant research and learning environment, and actively supports skill development for all employees.
 
Haskins Laboratories, located near Yale University in New Haven, CT, 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 Employe