Lab Technician

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Lab Technician

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

The lab technician will be hired to conduct research. The job will involve designing, conducting, analyzing, and writing up experimental findings using behavioral neuroimaging, and/or other techniques in the cognitive neuroscience (including but not limited to virtual reality platform development, physiological recording, eye-tracking, etc.) The position will also involve helping to manage other lab personnel, including undergraduate research assistants. The Lab Technician will also work with graduate students and postdocs. This position may also disseminate research by attending conferences and presenting talks and posters

BA/BS or MS degree required, preferably in psychology, neuroscience, computer science or related disciplines. A degree in another field, but with evidence of substantial coursework and/or training in the above areas, will also be considered. Desirable skills include: experience in conducting behavioral studies and working with human subjects, computer programming, writing scientific reports, acquiring and analyzing data from one or more instruments used in cognitive and affective neuroscience (e.g. neuroimaging, EEG, physiology, eye tracking, virtual reality platforms, etc) as well as the ability to serve as a research mentor for a diverse student body

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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