Research Assistant III Simonyan Lab (full-time)

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Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)

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Boston, Massachusetts

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Employer Name: SpiderID: Location: Boston, Massachusetts Date Posted: 2/4/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Law Enforcement/Security/Safety Job Code: -2841 Job Description: About Us: Massachusetts Eye and Ear is an international center for treatment and home to the world’s largest vision and hearing research centers. Mass. Eye and Ear is a member of Mass General Brigham and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck. Internationally acclaimed since its founding in 1824, Mass. Eye and Ear employs full-time, board-certified physicians who offer high quality and affordable specialty care that ranges from the routine to the very complex. Learn more about our Mission, Vision and Values and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on our site. Providing a safe environment for everyone is the core tenet of our Safe Care Commitment. Across Mass General Brigham, employees are doing their part to ensure that the hospitals, clinics, practices and office spaces across our system are safe and ready. Mass. Eye and Ear physicians are located at our main campus in Boston, and at our suburban locations in the greater Boston and Providence areas, across 21 locations. RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN HUMAN NEUROIMAGING AT MASSACHUSETTS EYE AND EAR AND HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL The Simonyan Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School ( has open positions for two research assistants. The lab’s primary research focus is on understanding brain mechanisms of normal and disordered voice and speech production. The research assistant’s primary responsibilities will be to recruit study participants, perform their screening and behavioral testing, and conduct brain imaging studies. In addition, the research assistant will provide administrative support and coordinate between the collaborating laboratories. Inquiries, including the candidate’s CV, a brief description of research experience and interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references, should be sent to Dr. Kristina Simonyan at The position is available immediately, and the applicants will be considered on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Salary will commensurate with experience and Mass General Brigham Policies and Procedures. Qualifications Required qualifications included a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in neuroscience, natural sciences, communication sciences, computer science, mathematics, or related disciplines. The ideal candidate should be independent, self-motivated, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and outstanding organizational skills. The candidate should also have strong computer experience and basic statistics competence. Previous neuroimaging research experience and familiarity with image acquisition and processing using computational (Linux, MATLAB) and statistical (e.g., AFNI, FSL, SPM) methods will be of advantage. EEO Statement MassachusettsEye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed toproviding a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employmentdecisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, genderidentification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy orconditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship,disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibitedby law. These protections extendto all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiringpractices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career developmentprograms. Partner’s Healthcare is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job Criteria: Start Date: Position Type: Full-Time Permanent Years of Experience Required: Education Required: Overnight Travel: Vacation Time: Contact Information: Contact Name: Partner’s Healthcare Company Type: Company: Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE) City: State: Zip: