Research Assistant I, Human Neuroimaging
Boston, MA 
Posted 19 days ago
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.

Role Summary

Research Assistant available in Human Neuroimaging Department at Mass. Eye and Ear at our Main Campus, 243 Charles Street, Boston, 02114. Main Campus 40 hours per week with benefits.

The Simonyan Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School () has open positions for one research assistant. 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.

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Candidates must submit a statement of interest in addition to their CV to be considered.

  • 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.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in neuroscience, natural sciences, communication sciences, computer science, mathematics, or related disciplines.
  • Independent, self-motivated, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and outstanding organizational skills.
  • 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 Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs
Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear Main Building Boston
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear Main Building Boston
243 Charles Street
Boston 02114
Job: Research - Other
Organization: Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Posted Shift Description: M-F Days
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: MEI Otolaryngology
Job Posting: Aug 12, 2022


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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