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Full-Time Research Assistant Position

Posted: 2 Dec 2016
Employer: 
Yoon Lab, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine and VA Palo Alto Healthcare System
Location: 
Palo Alto, California, US
Description: 

The Yoon Lab at the Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Palo Alto VA is seeking applicants for a full-time research assistant. The main focus of the lab is the investigation of the brain mechanisms involved in psychosis and schizophrenia. We are currently conducting functional MRI, behavioral, and EEG studies. We will soon be conducting TMS and MR spectroscopy studies as well.

We are looking for a two-year commitment. We offer a competitive package of salary and benefits.

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate will have both strong interpersonal and technical skills in order to fulfill the diverse roles required by this position. S/he will be involved in all aspects of operations, including: subject recruitment, scheduling, and coordination; maintaining clinical and experimental data and paperwork; conducting neuroimaging, TMS, and/or EEG experiments, neuroimaging processing, and analysis. Experience with neuroimaging and computer programming in Matlab or related platforms, as well as in conducting human subjects research, will be very helpful. This position would be ideal for individuals who will be applying for medical school or graduate studies in neuroscience or cognitive psychology.

Contact: 

Applications, including a cover letter, CV, list of relevant courses, GPA, work experience, and references should be sent to Professor Jong Yoon, MD.