Brown University — Research Assistant

Job Description:

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.

Criminal 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. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site. 

Recruiting Start Date:
2022-10-18-07:00

Job Posting Title:
Research Assistant

Department:
Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science

Grade:
Grade 8

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
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. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s 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, in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities.

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