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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technical Associate I in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Technical Associate I

  • Job Number: 22322

  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific

  • Department: McGovern Institute for Brain Research

  • School Area: Office of Provost

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Job Description

TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I, McGovern Institute for Brain Research (2 openings), to work with Dr. Ev Fedorenko ( . Will assist with research on the cognitive and neural basis of language. Responsibilities include assisting with all aspects of research, including designing, programming, and conducting behavioral, fMRI, and MEG experiments; analyzing behavioral, fMRI, MEG, and ECoG data; updating the lab website; implementing and maintaining analysis software; providing technical support for lab personnel; and performing some basic administrative duties. The position is ideal for individuals considering future graduate study in cognitive science or neuroscience.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree in cognitive science, neuroscience, computer science, engineering, psychology, physics, or math; two years of experience; strong math, statistics, and computer skills (e.g., MATLAB, Python, shell scripting); programming experience; and Mac and Windows troubleshooting skills and solid knowledge of the Linux/UNIX environment (data server is Linux). Seek an organized, self-motivated, and independent individual who can multitask efficiently in a fast-paced environment and work as part of a team. PREFERRED: evidence of interest in a career in cognitive neuroscience; Experience conducting and/or analyzing fMRI/MEG/ECoG experiments. Job #22322 1/30/23