Research Assistant, COBRE Center for Nervous System Function

Employer
Brown University
Location
Providence, Rhode Island
Salary
competitive
Closing date
Feb 10, 2022

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Research Assistant, COBRE Center for Nervous System Function

 

Brown University | Providence, Rhode Island

 

SUMMARY:

 

This individual is a member of the Behavior and Neuroimaging Core (BNC) of the COBRE Center for Nervous System Function. The primary purpose of the BNC is to facilitate the research of the COBRE Project Leaders and their research teams as well as other researchers affiliated with the Center. The Research Assistant assists with implementation of research protocols, quality assessment of neuroimaging data, training in the use of various hardware and software tools, and related tasks.

 

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 07/31/2023 which may be extended based upon available funding.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education and Experience

 

Required:  Bachelor’s degree or higher in science, engineering or related discipline.

 

Preferred: Master’s degree in science, engineering or related discipline.

 

1-2 years of related research experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

 

Background in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging preferred.

 

Experience with programming or scripting preferred

 

Job Competencies

 

Strong technical ability.

 

Programming skills preferred.

 

Knowledge of neuroscience methods preferred.

 

Ability to work independently and work collaboratively with a diverse group of people with vastly different skills and training.

 

Ability to rapidly learn requisite skills.

 

Careful planning, attention to detail, and reliable execution of assigned responsibilities.

 

Strong organizational skills.

 

Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community.

 

 

 

BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION CHECK REQUIRED

 

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. Additionally, all employees must receive a COVID-19 booster shot no later than January 26, 2022, or within 30 days of becoming eligible. Within three days of the selected candidate's hire date, the employee must upload their vaccination card in Workday. Instructions on how to upload their vaccination card will be provided to the employee at time of onboarding. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

 

 

 

To apply, please use this link to directly view the position on Brown’s Career Site:

 

https://brown.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/staff-careers-brown/job/Sidney-E-Frank-Hall-for-Life-Sciences/Research-Assistant_REQ175221

 

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

 

About Brown (Please visit our website and get to know us better at: www.brown.edu)

 

Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the School of Professional Studies.

 

With its talented and motivated student body and accomplished faculty, Brown is a leading research university that maintains a particular commitment to exceptional undergraduate instruction. Brown’s vibrant, diverse campus community consists of about 4,500 staff and faculty, 6,200 undergraduates, 2,000 graduate students, 490 medical school students, more than 5,000 summer, visiting, and online students, and over 700 faculty members. Brown students come from all 50 states and more than 115 countries. Brown is frequently recognized for its global reach, many cultural events, numerous campus groups and activities, active community service programs, highly competitive athletics, and beautiful facilities located in a richly historic urban setting.

 

Brown offers competitive benefits such as a generous retirement plan and education programs; details are available at: http://www.brown.edu/about/administration/human-resources/

 

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