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The Computational Memory Lab is currently seeking applications for the following positions:


Research Project Manager

The Research Project Manager will work directly under the Principle Investigator to administer a large multi-site project aimed at using direct electrical stimulation of human brains as a manipulative tool to probe network physiology, especially memory-related networks, and as a potential therapy for cognitive restoration in patients suffering from the effects of traumatic brain injury or other neurological disorders. This a multi-functional role overseeing all aspects of these projects, with responsibilities ranging from hiring and managing a team of research and software development staff, coordinating data collection across multiple clinical research sites, managing regulatory affairs, developing training and workflows, in-person travel to clinical research centers to perform start-up activities and facilitate data collection, providing guidance and feedback to the systems development team responsible for developing the memory testing and stimulation platform, and other project management duties. Candidates must possess very strong technical skills, including experience with electrophysiology in either animal or human studies and in programming novel data analyses. This position is funded by federally-sponsored research grants and contingent on continued grant support

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, biophysics, psychology, or related field; 3-5 years of research experience, ideally in a setting of high-volume data collection and quantitative analysis; strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills; Basic neuroscience/neuroanatomy background knowledge; Familiarity with clinical and research electrophysiology systems (scalp EEG, intracranial EEG, human single unit recordings); Experience using UNIX/Linux systems; Experience with scientific/statistical computing techniques and languages; Human subjects research experience, especially in a clinical setting

Preferred Qualifications:

An advanced degree (MS, MEng, PhD, etc.) in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, biophysics, psychology, or related field; Experience with grant progress report preparation and proposal writing; Experience with regulatory affairs: IRB protocol submission and continuing reviews; Proficiency and stronger experience with those listed above in “Required”.

Digital Media Design (Undergraduate Work-study Position)

The Computational Memory Lab is looking to recruit a DMD student for the 2019 Fall semester to help design UNITY-based memory experiments to interface with closed-loop brain stimulation algorithms. Additionally, we are looking for a student who can assist with designing stunning graphical illustrations of scientific findings for inclusion in our lab's research publications. To apply for the position, please send a CV and transcript to Professor Kahana at kahana@psych.upenn.edu using the subject line: "3-D Design”.





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