23.363, Jobs: Cognitive Science: Researcher, University of Maryland

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Subject: 23.363, Jobs: Cognitive Science: Researcher, University of Maryland

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Date: 19-Jan-2012
From: Holly Nalley [hnalley at casl.umd.edu]
Subject: Cognitive Science: Researcher, University of Maryland, MD, USA

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Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 10:42:54
From: Holly Nalley [hnalley at casl.umd.edu]
Subject: Cognitive Science: Researcher, University of Maryland, MD, USA

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University or Organization: University of Maryland 
Department: Center for Advanced Study of Language (CASL)
Job Location: Maryland, USA 
Web Address: http://www.casl.umd.edu
Job Rank: Researcher  

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science 


The University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language 
(CASL) is seeking a faculty research assistant (FRA) to join its Cognitive 
Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology Teams. The FRA will assist with 
all aspects of behavioral and/or neuroimaging studies examining working 
memory, creative problem solving, and possibly other topics. Duties include 
assisting with study design, creating experimental stimulus materials, 
implementing testing procedures, subject recruitment, data collection, data 
analysis, and documentation and presentation of results. The FRA will also 
provide research administrative support, such as preparing IRB 
applications, progress reports, quarterly reviews, and scheduling meetings. 

Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Psychology or related field, 
such as Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, 
Second Language Acquisition, or Linguistics. A background in human 
subjects' research, especially in experimentation and psychological testing, 
is necessary. Experience with electroencephalography (EEG) and/or 
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and MATLAB programming, is preferred but 
not required. Candidates must be willing to be trained to perform all 
requisite duties of the position. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to 
work collaboratively in a team setting. 

Candidates must hold U.S. citizenship and be willing to obtain the 
appropriate security clearance. 

CASL, established in 2003, is the nation's 10th university-affiliated research 
center. Its mission is to conduct state-of-the-science research that results in 
improved performance on language and analysis tasks relevant to the work 
of government language professionals. Our research focuses on improving 
knowledge of less commonly taught languages; enhancing the acquisition 
and maintenance of foreign language capability by government language 
professionals; advancing the capacity to use foreign language and analysis 
skills in government professions; and improving the quality of human 
language technology.

Compensation for this position is competitive commensurate with 
experience and education, plus fantastic benefits (e.g., healthcare, 
excellent retirement plans, 22 days for annual leave, 3 personal days, and 
14 scheduled holiday leave days per University schedule).

Application: For earliest consideration, apply online by going to 
http://jobs.umd.edu and clicking on "Faculty". (Direct link: 

You will need to create an account and submit a cover letter, resume, list of 
references containing the contact information for three professional 
referees, and up to three writing samples.

The University of Maryland is an affirmative action, equal opportunity 
employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline:  (Open until filled)
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=56081 
Contact Information:
	Holly Nalley 
	Email: hnalley at casl.umd.edu 

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