Associate in Research

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Durham, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 31 Aug 2023
Position ID:Duke -P&N -AIR_LABARLAB2 [#24708]
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 2023/04/14, listed until 2023/08/31)
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Associate in Research 
LaBar Lab / Dr. Kevin LaBar 
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience / Center for Cognitive Neuroscience 
The LaBar lab at Duke University ( ) seeks a talented Associate in Research to execute human subjects research on the cognitive neuroscience of emotion. 
The position is supported by NIH-funded grants on emotion regulation and computational approaches to emotion representation in the brain. State-of-the-art facilities include multimodal psychophysiological recording and fMRI scanning on research-dedicated 3T MRI scanners. 
This position will involve coordination of all facets of human subjects research in the lab. Duties include participant recruitment, IRB protocol submission, running research participants on behavioral, neuroimaging, and psychophysiological experiments, organizing team meetings, supply maintenance, database management, and computer programming/statistical analysis. 
Please visit the LaBar Lab website for details on the current lab organization and ongoing research projects. 
Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in any area of cognitive neuroscience broadly defined (e.g., Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field) are welcome to apply. Ideal candidates have prior experience in human subject experimentation and some exposure to neuroimaging, computer programming, or psychophysiology. The ideal candidate should possess good communication, organizational, and quantitative skills. 
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, dependent on funding and performance. 
Interested individuals should apply through Academic Jobs Online and include their CV, a cover letter and contact information for at least 2 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.
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