Research Assistant

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 29, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Research Assistant

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 research assistant will manage and assist in all aspects of a project on the influence of ovarian hormones on the network structure of the brain. The assistant will provide administrative support, assist with data acquisition, and perform data analysis for behavioral, endocrine, and neuroimaging experiments.

BS/BA in psychology, biology, neuroscience, or related field. Required: Prior full-time experience in a laboratory setting working with human participants. Certified training in phlebotomy. Prior experience operating fMRI scanners and recording of physiological signals. Strongly preferred: Proficiency with Freesurfer or similar neuroimaging analysis software (SPM, FSL, etc.). Proficiency with MindWare physiology analysis software. Proficiency with statistical analysis software (SPSS, Matlab).

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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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