Columbia University Research assistant in Cognitive Neuroscience

Research assistant in Cognitive Neuroscience (Neurophysiology)
Columbia University, New York City

We are looking for a motivated research assistant to participate in
neurophysiological studies of attention and learning in monkeys. The
responsibilities include the care and behavioral training of monkeys
and assistance with daily lab operation. Depending on the skills and
interest of the applicant, there is the opportunity to become active
participant in research, including author on publications. The
position is ideal for a recent undergraduate who wishes to experience
neuroscience research prior to applying to graduate or medical school.

Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in Psychology,
Neuroscience, Biology or related fields, familiarity and ease with
computers and strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Expertise with programming, electronics and/or behavioral training is
strongly desirable.

The laboratory is part of Keck-Mahoney Center for Brain and Behavior
Research. We share a floor with 5 other groups also working in systems
neuroscience and are particularly committed to maintaining a strongly
interactive and collaborative atmosphere among the different

Please send a statement of research interests, a CV and contact
information for 3 references to Dr. Jacqueline Gottlieb
([email protected]).

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