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Research Technician

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Position Information

Position Title Research Technician
Requisition Number STFR004297
Division/College College of Science
Interdisciplinary Division/College College of Science
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Grade 44
Posting Date 01/16/2018

Primary responsibilities include the day-to day running of the study, including recruiting and running participants through the experimental protocols, and managing and processing the data collected. While the research technician will work closely with a postdoctoral research associate and with the Principal Investigator on all aspects of the studies, the lab is large and team-based. Therefore, the research technician will be expected to coordinate a team of undergraduate research volunteers, who assist with the studies, as well as interact with other lab members (graduate students and post-docs) and collaborators. The applicant must be comfortable with computers and computer technology, and must demonstrate a willingness to learn new software and methodologies independently. Additionally, applicants must have good organizational and troubleshooting abilities.


BA or BS in Psychology or related field is required. Familiarity with neuroscience, psychophysiology and lab experience are preferred. Prior experience with some statistical (e.g., SPSS) and some experimental software (e.g., Matlab) strongly preferred

Additional Information

This appointment is funded by an award received from an outside source. The duration of this position is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this award at its current financial level.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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