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Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Research Technician – Lab Manager

Full-time research technician position available starting immediately in the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (dcnl.georgetown.edu) directed by Chandan Vaidya.  The successful applicant will be responsible for fMRI data collection, recruitment efforts, administrative duties, and day-to-day operation of the lab.  Ongoing studies involve functional brain imaging in adults and children.  The job requires fMRI data acquisition skills, exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills, ability to interact with multiple personnel, supervision of undergraduates, high motivation and initiative, and ability to work with children.  Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Neuroscience. Commitment of 2 years is required.

Please email a letter of interest, CV, and contact information for 2 references to Chandan Vaidya at [email protected]


The Integrative Program in Developmental, Cognitive, and Behavioral Neuroscience (DCBN) in the Psychology Department at the University of Houston invites applications for the Ph.D. program for the 2018-19 academic term. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2018.  See:  http://www.uh.edu/class/psychology/dcbn/admissions/

The Program

  • 10 faculty members, a diverse yet interactive group, interested in understanding how the brain and behavior change over the lifespan: http://www.uh.edu/class/psychology/dcbn/Faculty/
  • 4 areas (Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive, Developmental)
  • 1 truly interdisciplinary educational experience
  • Participate in research funded by various federal agencies and private foundations: http://www.uh.edu/class/psychology/dcbn/research/
  • Potential to collaborate with faculty who contribute to physical and mental health research and education across several colleges, departments, and institutions
  • Tuition fellowships cover tuition & fees; Research Assistantships & Teaching Fellowship opportunities

The Psychology Department

  • New external funding of $7.5 million in 2015-2016 fiscal year
  • The Texas Institute for Measurement Evaluation, and Statistics (TIMES), a university-wide research center resource: https://www2.times.uh.edu/
  • State-of-the-art animal facilities including an Animal Behavior Core for rodents
  • Brand new genetics, imaging, and molecular laboratories
  • Human laboratory facilities available for eye-tracking, EEG, neuroimaging

The University of Houston

  • Tier 1 (Highest Research Activity; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement Teaching)
  • Recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the Department of Education and one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the US
  • About 40% of all sponsored research funds are on health-related topics
  • Part of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world

The City of Houston

  • Fastest growing large city in the US
  • Most affordable urban area in which to live
  • Multitude of cultural events, arts programs, shopping, and entertainment
  • Terrific restaurants of various cuisines
  • Two major airports
  • Tropical climate with mild winters
  • Parks, bike trails, proximity to beaches

For more information, please see: http://www.uh.edu/class/psychology/dcbn/





The psychology department at the University of New Orleans (UNO) is seeking applicants for one full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant professor. Recently recognized as the highest ranked PhD program at the University of New Orleans, the psychology department has a group of energetic and highly productive faculty. The Department has two strong and unique Ph.D. programs: one in Applied Biological Psychology and one in Applied Developmental Psychology. There is a strong context of collaboration and integration across research labs, faculty, and the programs. More information on the department is available at http://www.uno.edu/cos/psychology/index.aspx. We are particularly interested in developmental candidates with strong potential for externally funded research and whose area of research complements existing research programs in the department. Candidates with a developmental research emphasis or a developmental-biopsychology research emphasis studying the etiology, prevalence, onset, or trajectory of behaviors and stressors associated with childhood psychopathology are particularly encouraged to apply.


Conduct programmatic research in the biological bases of psychopathology, undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of graduate students, and service to the department, university and community.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology; individuals trained in any area of developmental or biological psychology will be considered, as long as their research contributes to theories and/or applications related to psychopathology.


Expertise in clinical psychology, developmental psychology or childhood psychopathology, especially with translational research programs or interests.


Commensurate with experience




Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the available positions are filled.




Visit http://www.uno.edu/jobs/1916.aspx

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