Research Assistant

Rutgers University

United States

July 22, 2021


Position Details Recruitment/Posting Title Research Assistant

Posting Number 21TM0380 Department SAS - Psychology Overview Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Assistant for the Zhang Lab within the Department of Psychology.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Assists with studies of how human search their memories, and design methods to further improve their recalls.
  • Assists with developing computational models of memory.
  • Collects and analyzes data.
  • Presents results in written and spoken formats.
  • Position Status Hours Per Week 40 Daily Work Shift Day FLSA Nonexempt Position Salary $32,000 - $40,000 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Salaried 12 Month

    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Computer Science or closely related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certifications/Licenses Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior research experience with EEG, MEG, or fMRI.
  • Prior research experience with computational modeling
  • Strong programming skills, in a scientific language (R, Python, or Julia) or web development (front-end or back-end)
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience with human subject research.
  • Experience with data analysis, statistics, data visualization, databases, and reproducible research.
  • Basic programing skills in a scientific language (R, Python, MATLAB, or Julia).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Special Conditions

    Posting Open Date 07/15/2021

    Posting Close Date 07/22/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick) Location Details

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents