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Children's Hospital Boston Research Assistant I - Computational Neuroscience in Boston, Massachusetts

55279BRTitle:Research Assistant I - Computational NeuroscienceDepartment:Medicine-AdolescentAutoReqId:55279BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Division of Adolescent Research and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

Seeking a highly motivated, full-time Research Assistant to work on a project at the intersection of Cognitive Neuroscience and Data Science that aims to analyze large fMRI datasets with the goal to understand the neural mechanisms supporting collective behaviors. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, become involved in Cognitive Neuroscience and Social Science research and learn cutting-edge computational techniques.

This Research Assistant I will be responsible for:

  • Data preparation

  • fMRI/signal and behavioral analysis

  • Matlab programming and basic statistical analysis.

  • Working closely with a multi-site team of investigators in Neuroscience, Social Sciences and Data Science.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor of Science in degree in Neuroscience, Biological Engineering, Electrical Engineering (focus on Signal Processing) or Physics.

  • Experience in Matlab programming and writing MATLab scripts

  • Interest in Neuroscience and the Social Sciences

  • Experience in neural signal processing heavily preferred.

  • Computational coursework heavily preferred.

Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular