This position is a full-time, grant-funded, one-year Fixed-Term (renewable) position.
The Neural Plasticity and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory (NPNL) of the University of Southern California, directed by Dr. Sook-Lei Liew, is now looking for a highly motivated Research Coordinator I. The laboratory is devoted to the study of neuroplasticity and motor learning in healthy individuals and individuals after stroke. The overall aim is to understand mechanisms of brain plasticity and to apply this knowledge to the development of novel interventions to enhance recovery after stroke. The laboratory utilizes big data approaches to neuroimaging and genetics, behavioral and non-invasive brain stimulation techniques, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) or transcranial electric stimulation (tES, including tDCS, tAS, and tRNS), and neuroimaging (such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and electroencephalography (EEG)). Research will also entail working with a number of research partners worldwide. More information about the NPNL can be found at http://npnl.usc.edu.
The ideal candidate should have, or will soon have, a bachelors or masters degree in Neuroscience, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field. The successful applicant should be highly motivated, organized, willing to learn, adaptable, detail-oriented, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Technical knowledge of neuroimaging and brain anatomy, as well as familiarity with basic computer programming (e.g., python, Linux), data science and/or statistics (e.g., mySQL, R) strongly preferred.
Assists investigators or other staff with research studies in subject recruitment, data collection, scheduling of study-related activities, and follow-up of enrolled subjects.
For further information about these positions, please reach out to Sook-Lei Liew, PhD, OTR/L at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are interested in the position, please apply by uploading a cover letter and CV to this posting.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Administrative or research experience. Working knowledge of MS Office applications. Demonstrated effective communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
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