[Comp-neuro] Research assistant job

Fabián Soto fsoto.c at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 20:28:12 CEST 2015

A research assistant position is available in the Computational Cognitive
Neuroscience Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at Florida
International University. Research in the lab focuses on understanding the
interplay between learning and visual processes in object categorization,
using a combination of behavioral, computational and brain imaging

Responsibilities will include programming and conducting behavioral and
fMRI experiments, scheduling and screening human volunteers for
participation in experiments, analyzing behavioral and neuroimaging data,
working with computational models of vision and learning, and performing
lab management tasks.

A bachelor’s (or higher) degree in neuroscience, psychology, statistics,
computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or other related field
is required. Strong quantitative skills, computer programming skills
(especially python; experience with R and/or C++ is a plus), and
organizational skills are required.

The preferred start date is September 1st, 2015. The position requires a
commitment of two years.

This position is ideal for someone interested in obtaining experience in
cognitive neuroscience research, and improving quantitative and
computational skills, with the goal of applying to graduate school.

For informal inquiries, please send a CV, names of references, and a brief
statement of background skills and interests to fabian.soto at fiu.edu

Fabian A. Soto
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Florida International University
Miami, FL
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