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

Washington D.C.
May 08, 2018
May 25, 2018
Analyst, Research
Education, Healthcare
Full Time
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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:


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


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


  • 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

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