Research Assistant Position | Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience | VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA

The BALLAB (www.bu.edu/ballab/) at VA Boston is looking for one research assistant starting this coming fall/winter, 2017. Broadly, the BALLAB uses a variety of cognitive neuroscience tools (fMRI, EEG, TMS, psychophysics, cognitive training) to study attention and visual cognition, as well as cognitive and brain dysfunction in Veterans with psychiatric disorders. This position is funded by two new VA grants to use fMRI connectomics to understand and predict cognitive, functional, and clinical dysfunction in Veterans.

We are affiliated with Harvard and Boston University, and provide ample opportunity to work on a wide range of projects with collaborators across these institutions. Join a productive and fun lab, develop new projects, present at conferences, access MRI/TMS/EEG, work with clinical populations, do science that has translational potential, and earn a competitive salary.

Research assistant: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, computer science or related field, as well as research experience, some programming knowledge, and desire to make a career in this field.

U.S. Department of VA requires U.S. citizenship for employment. Two years of funding are available. If interested, please send CV with references to Mike Esterman (esterman@bu.edu).