Undergraduate And PostDoc Research Assistants – Sinha Lab

Undergraduate Research Assistant:

A UROP position is available to help test a novel hypothesis regarding a core impairment in autism. The work will involve collecting and analyzing data from experimental studies with typically developing children as well as those on the autism spectrum. The techniques to be used include electro-encephalography (EEG), eye-tracking and polygraph. Some familiarity with programming and signal processing will be helpful. This project will appeal to those who wish to pursue basic research that has direct relevance to society.
The position will begin in fall, 2014 and can be taken either for credit or pay, 6-10 hours per week. When applying for the position, please indicate any prior research experience, your interest and qualifications, and whether you would like to apply for credit or pay. In order to apply for this position for pay, please contact us by September 15. Research proposals for a paid UROP position will need to be developed and submitted by September 23 through the Simons Center for the Social Brain (http://web.mit.edu/scsb/uropann.html) UROP direct funding mechanism. Applications that are not selected by SCSB will automatically be considered for direct funding through the UROP Office.

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