Research Assistant in the Division of Science (Psychology) for Cognitive
Neuroscience of Working Memory - Prof. Kartik Sreenivasan
New York University: NYU - Global: Abu Dhabi: ADScience: ADPsychology
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jul 14, 2021
The Sreenivasan Lab at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) is seeking a
Research Assistant to conduct studies examining working memory in human
subjects. Applicants with a background in programming and interest in working
memory are encouraged to apply. Terms of employment include competitive salary
Research in the Sreenivasan Lab (https:// nyuad.nyu.edu/sreenivasan-lab)
focuses on the neurobiological mechanisms that constrain working memory
ability. Our projects involve collaborations with Psychology and Biology
faculty at NYUAD as well as Psychology faculty at NYU New York. The
neuroimaging facilities at NYUAD include a new 3T Prisma MRI, MEG, EEG, and
Responsibilities of the position include collecting behavioral and
neurophysiological data, programming experiments and analysis routines, as
well as managing the day-to-day functioning of the lab. Candidates must hold a
bachelor's degree or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have extensive
experience with MATLAB or an equivalent programming language, strong
computational skills, and a background in experimental psychology or
neuroscience. Organizational skills and attention to detail are essential.
Applications will be accepted immediately. To be considered, all applicants
must submit a cover letter/statement of research interests, a resume, and
contact information for at least two references.
The anticipated appointment is from Sept 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021, with
opportunity for renewal of the position for additional years following
performance evaluation. The terms of employment include highly competitive
salary, housing allowance, and other benefits.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated
liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social
Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU
Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an
interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six
continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty
in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university
represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the
intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined
through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major
intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center
for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing,
through its academic, research, and creative activities.
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to
relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search.
Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all
application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free
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