Salary Range: commensurate with University standards
The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University brings together researchers from different scientific disciplines to transform our understanding of the mind and brain. In this highly interactive research environment, laboratories work together to gain critical insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers. The Zuckerman Institute is housed in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, an architectural masterpiece on Columbia University's new Manhattanville campus.
A new lab in the Zuckerman Institute seeks to hire part-time Research Assistant (~20-30 hours/week or more). The employee will assist the research team with the management of data, and will have opportunities to interact with researchers and technical experts within the University and beyond.
Responsibilities included but not limited to:
Manage data collection and backup systems for neurophysiological experiments, ensure data collection equipment is set up properly and modified as needed by writing code or scripts.
Working with members of the research team and outside experts.
Assisting with general lab management and purchasing equipment as needed.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by Principal Investigator.
High-school diploma or equivalent required. A minimum of 0-3 months of related experience is required.
A Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or a related scientific discipline.
The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following: C/C++, Python, Psychtoolbox, and Matlab. Experience with object-oriented programming is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be committed to building the research infrastructure of a new lab, and will be able to work independently.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 503128
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.