[Comp-neuro] Full-time RA position at Ohio State with Dirk Bernhardt-Walther

Dirk Bernhardt-Walther bernhardt-walther.1 at osu.edu
Sun Jun 13 07:55:35 CEST 2010


Research Assistant Position Available

A full-time research assistant position is available in Dr. Dirk
Bernhardt-Walther’s laboratory at the Department of Psychology at The
Ohio State University. Our laboratory investigates how humans see and
attend to real-world scenes and objects. We address these research
questions with a multi-disciplinary approach, involving computer
simulations, behavioral and neurophysiological experiments, and novel
data analysis techniques. Duties may include assisting with all
aspects of EEG, fMRI, and eye-tracking experimentation as well as
implementing and performing computer simulations. This includes
designing and preparing of experiments, programming of experiments and
simulations in Matlab and/or Python, recruiting test subjects and
running them, analyzing data using various traditional and more
advanced techniques, including multi-voxel pattern analysis,
presenting results at scientific conferences, supervising
undergraduate students in the lab, setting up and maintaining computer
infrastructure, web design and web programming, and coordinating lab
activities.

Requirements:
- BA/BS in Electrical Engineering, Psychology, Cognitive Science,
Neuroscience, Computer Science or other related scientific fields
- Strong programming skills, preferably in Matlab and Python
- Interest in learning and developing new experimental and analysis techniques
- An ability to solve technical problems independently
- Strong organization skills
- Some prior research experience

This would be an excellent position for a graduating senior who wishes
to hone their research skills before continuing on to graduate school.
A 2-year commitment with a start date in September or early October is
preferred. The Department of Psychology and OSU in general is a
lively, collaborative, supportive intellectual environment. OSU offers
excellent employee benefits, including tuition-free enrollment in OSU
classes.

If interested, please apply through the OSU jobs web portal at:
https://www.jobsatosu.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1276405898164
(Requisition number 351122)


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