Associate in Research

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 31 Aug 2023
Position ID:Duke -P&N -AIR_EGNERLAB [#24851]
Position Title: 
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map ]
Subject Area: Cognitive Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2023/08/31 11:59PM ** (posted 2023/05/15, listed until 2023/08/31)
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Associate in Research 
Egner Lab / Dr. Tobias Egner 
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University 
The Egner Lab at Duke University is seeking a full-time Associate in Research to start in the fall of 2023. We study cognitive control using behavioral/modeling, fMRI, EEG, and TMS approaches (see ). The current focus lies with examining neurocognitive mechanisms underpinning the regulation of task focus (cognitive stability) and task switching (cognitive flexibility). 
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience or a related field, and a strong record of undergraduate academics and research experiences related to cognitive psychology/neuroscience. Some programming and statistical skills are essential. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and capable of juggling contributions to multiple research projects while performing basic administrative duties, including the handling of IRB protocols, data curation, expenses, website updates, and social lab events. 
This is an ideal position for a post-bachelor researcher seeking to prepare themselves for graduate school. The position will provide the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in all aspects of the research enterprise, including developing research ideas, task design, programming tasks, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting oral and written research reports. The candidate will have the opportunity to interact with a vibrant cognitive neuroscience community in the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke. This position has full benefits and a competitive, experience-dependent salary. 
This is a full time, grant funded position, eligible for all Duke benefits ( ) with an initial appointment of one year with the possibility of renewal for up to 3 years, dependent on funding and performance. 
Anticipated start date is in fall 2023, with some flexibility in the exact date. 
Interested individuals should apply through Academic Jobs Online and include their CV, a brief statement of research interest and contact information for at least 3 references. Only applicants that have applied through Academic Jobs Online will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. If you are not able to upload your application materials or if letter writers would prefer to upload their letters directly, please complete your application and email those materials to Meghann Koffi at to be uploaded manually. 
Inquiries about the lab or position should be directed to
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