To provide high level support for a research program on human and non human primate.
General laboratory management and organization, including supervision of students, purchasing, and compliance activities. Provide preparation support for the electrophysiological recordings of single-neuron activity from the brain of behaving monkeys. Assist in the analysis of neuronal activity using commercial and special purpose software. Run comparisons of experimental results with computational models and psychophysical data. Assist research staff in acquiring and analyzing behavioral and environmental data from field studies related to visual ecology of primates.
Other related functions as assigned.
Master's degree and two years of related research experience; or, Bachelor's degree and four years of related research experience. Demonstrated ability to work independently or collaboratively as needed to solve problems. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
Advanced courses leading to a Ph.D. and at least two years research experience in visual neuroscience or an appropriate related field. Excellent programming skills in C++ and Matlab. Experience with electronics, experimental surgery and behavioral or psychophysical experimentation would be an advantage.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation