Research Assistant, Cognitive Recovery Lab, Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 08, 2018
Closes
Jun 01, 2018
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education, Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Research Assistant, Cognitive Recovery Lab, Department of Neurology - Georgetown University Medical Center

The Cognitive Recovery Lab studies examining the brain basis of language, mechanisms of brain plasticity after injury, and aims to development new treatments for people with acquired language deficits. The lab uses a variety of neuroscience techniques, primarily neuropsychology, multimodal MRI, and non-invasive brain stimulation methods. The lab includes several post-doctoral fellows, PhD students, and other trainees.

The Research Assistant will be trained in the use of tDCS, a relatively simple technique, and in the administration of language tests used for the study. S/he will be able to learn about the other research projects being conducted in the lab and participate in lab meetings and other lab activities. Working as part of team with a post-doctoral fellow and the lab manager, and reporting to the Principal Investigator (PI), the Research Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

Research

  • Conducts experimental sessions with participants in research study.
  • Records data collected during experimental sessions.

Data

  • Participates in data analysis related to collected data.
  • Participates in results reporting from experiments.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's in psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, communication disorders, neuroscience, or closely related field
  • Preference for experience working with clinical populations and prior with human subjects research

Current Georgetown Employees:

If you currently work at Georgetown University, please exit this website and login to GMS (gms.georgetown.edu) using your Net ID and password. Then select the Career worklet on your GMS Home dashboard to view Jobs at Georgetown.

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or ideaa@georgetown.edu.

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Similar jobs