Volunteer and Job Opportunities
There are frequent opportunities for exceptional individuals who share our quest to improve the quality of learning for children to work in the lab. Current openings are listed below.
Jobs
MRI Volunteer Assistant

We seek individuals to assist with MRI data collection on the weekends in Fall 2018.  MRI assistants will administer fMRI training and assessments to young children, and support the scanning process. This is an excellent opportunity for those who are enthusiastic about: (1) working with children and their families, (2) learning more about neuroimaging and cognitive tasks, and (3) being involved in cutting edge interdisciplinary research.

Requirements: Availability on weekends, approximately 16 hours/month; Ability to commute to San Francisco; Must be able to start September 2018 for training

If interested, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your interests to olga.kepinska@ucsf.edu with “[MRI Assistant] [Your Name] Application” in the subject line. Candidates may be asked to come in for interviews and provide letters of recommendation as next steps. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


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Two Neuroimaging Postdoctoral Scholar Positions @ UCONN brainLENS-East (Storrs, CT)

We are seeking two postdoctoral scholars for our brainLENS-East Lab (Storrs, CT). The postdocs will manage and execute large-scale neuroimaging projects investigating the neurobiological mechanisms underlying: (1) language, literacy and cognition in generally healthy young adults using multimodal neuroimaging techniques such as MRI, MRS and TMS (“Perturbation Postdoc”); and (2) intergenerational transmission of language and literacy in parent-offspring dyads using MRI techniques (“Intergenerational Postdoc”).

Interested candidates should view the full qualifications, application instructions, and description below.


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Two Full-Time Research Coordinator Positions @ UCONN brainLENS-East (Storrs, CT)

The Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut seeks two highly independent and motivated full-time Research Coordinators (Research Assistant I, AAUP) to support a variety of research projects using neuroimaging and behavioral methods to study language, literacy, and cognition across the lifespan. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in federally and non-federally funded-research projects in the laboratories, gain experience in grant and manuscript writing and large-scale project management, outreach and community engagement projects, and access to a wealth of archival developmental and longitudinal neuroimaging data on language and literacy. This is a full-time, end-date position starting in July 2018, with a high likelihood of renewal contingent upon funding availability.

Interested candidates should view the full qualifications, application instructions, and description below.


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One Full-Time IT Staff Position @ UCONN brainLENS-East (Storrs, CT)

We are inviting applications for the position of Technical Support Consultant (Computer Technical Support Consultant 2, UCP VII) at Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC). This is a full-time, non-tenure track, renewable position with a yearly contract. UConn recently opened the 3,200 square foot neuroimaging center, dedicated to cognitive neuroscience research. The IT staff will support the computing infrastructure needs of BIRC’s day-to-day operations, by providing computing and information technology support services internally and to the BIRC community.

Interested candidates should view the full qualifications, application instructions, and description below.


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