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Children's Hospital Boston Research Assistant I in Boston, Massachusetts

52844BRTitle:Research Assistant IDepartment:Medicine-AdolescentAutoReqId:52844BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job 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 Medicine and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

A Full-time Research Assistant I is needed to work on new multi-institutional project that will investigate neural basis of human cooperation across the lifespan, using large fMRI datasets. This is an excellent opportunity to work at a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, become involved in basic Neuroscience, Social Sciences and Data Science research and learn cutting-edge computational techniques.

This Research Assistant I will be responsible for:

  • Preparing Data, including development of RedCap databases, signal analysis, Matlab programming and basic statistical analysis.

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

  • Analysis of fMRI and behavioral data.

To qualify, you must have:

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

  • Experience in Matlab programming.

  • Interest in Neuroscience and the Social Sciences.

  • Experience in neural signal processing and medical image processing heavily preferred.

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:Boston