Laboratory for Neurocognitive and Imaging Research (LNIR)? - Maryland

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JOB ID 47291

In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Research Assistant assists and collaborates with the PI and research collaborators in reaching research goals in the Laboratory for Neurocognitive and Imaging Research (LNIR). Because the technology and research goals in the LNIR imaging lab are diverse, the Research Assistant must first and foremost be adaptable. The data analysis performed by the Research Assistant includes but is not limited to, behavioral analysis, anatomical and/or functional neuroimaging. The position requires a considerable degree of responsibility, flexibility and independence to perform diverse duties related to collecting, analyzing and archiving data.


  • Work as part of a research team to carry out and analyze anatomical and functional MRI data.
  • Perform single subject and group analysis of anatomical neuroimaging data, including but not limited to data quality assurance, data compilation, and statistical analysis.
  • Maintenance of databases to keep track of data archiving and analysis.
  • Assist in scoring, coding, and verifying research data.
  • Archive data related to ongoing brain scan studies including the archival of unprocessed quantitative data as well as the generation and compilation of statistical data.
  • Assist with the administration of anatomical and/or functional MRI scans and mock scans.
  • Supervision of students involved in analysis of anatomic and functional MRI data.
  • Attend and participate in research meetings involving, but not limited to, grant preparation, manuscript preparation, quality control issues, and protocol development or revision and when necessary prepare and present updates on relevant projects.
  • Enhance professional growth and development through case conferences, educational programs, in-service meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars.

  • Qualifications:

    • Minimum B.A. / B.S. in an appropriate discipline (e.g., biology, neuroscience, psychology, biomedical engineering, computer science, physics).

    • At least one year working in a research laboratory.