Kennedy Krieger Institute

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research
ID
2971
Pos. Category
Research - Other
716 N. Broadway
# of Hours
40

Overview

JOB ID:  2971

 

the Research Assistant assists and collaborates with the PI and research collaborators in reaching research goals in the Center for Neurodevelopmental and Imaging Research (CNIR). Diverse technology and research goals of the CNIR imaging lab require the Research Assistant to be adaptable, flexible, and responsible for performing diverse duties related to collecting, analyzing and archiving data. This position performs data analysis duties including but not limited to behavioral analysis, anatomical and/or functional neuroimaging.

Responsibilities

1. Assists with research participant psychophysical testing, scoring, coding, and verifying research data.
2. Maintains research databases to keep track of data archiving and analysis.
3. Works as part of a research team to carry out and analyze anatomical and diffusion tensor MRI data.
4. Performs single subject and group analysis of neuroimaging, behavioral and physiological data.
5. Manages archives of ongoing brain scan study data. Archives unprocessed quantitative data, and generates and compiles statistical data.
6. Assists with administering anatomical and/or functional MRI scans and mock scans.
7. Assists with TMS administration, electrogoniometer finger sequencing and EEG sessions.
8. Oversees the work of undergraduate students involved in behavior and anatomic MRI data coding and analysis.
9. Attends weekly research meetings involving, but not limited to, grant preparation, manuscript preparation, quality control issues, and protocol development or revision.
10. Enhances professional growth and development through case conferences, educational programs, in-service meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:
 Bachelors’ degree in a science related field (e.g., biology, neuroscience, psychology, biomedical engineering, computer science, or physics).
EXPERIENCE:
 Must have at least one (1) years’ experience working in a research laboratory.

Skills in the following preferred:

-Matlab

-SPM

-AFNI 

-python

-video coding analysis

-biopac software

-fmri or amri imaging analysis

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