LINGUIST List 12.1809

Fri Jul 13 2001

Jobs: Psycholing Technical Coordinator U/Maryland USA

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  1. Colin Phillips, Technical Coordinator, Cognitive Neuroscince of Lang, U/Maryland USA

Message 1: Technical Coordinator, Cognitive Neuroscince of Lang, U/Maryland USA

Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 12:27:42 -0400
From: Colin Phillips <>
Subject: Technical Coordinator, Cognitive Neuroscince of Lang, U/Maryland USA

Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, University of Maryland

Technical Coordinator, MEG Laboratory
Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory
Department of Linguistics
University of Maryland College Park

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory at the University of
Maryland is developing a new state-of-the-art magnetoencephalography
(MEG) facility. The MEG facility will perform non-invasive recordings
with millisecond resolution in time, and high spatial resolution,
afforded by a dense sensor array (160+ channels). The laboratory will
be used for research in a number of disciplines, including
linguistics, neuroscience, electrical engineering, computer science,
and physics.

The lab is seeking a full-time Technical Coordinator, starting
September 1st, 2001, or as soon as possible thereafter. The Technical
Coordinator responsibilities include: maintaining the MEG laboratory,
including stimulus delivery equipment and a number of PC workstations
for data acquisition/analysis; supervising and running experiments;
developing protocols and manuals, and training new lab users;
assisting in preparing experiments and analyzing data. The position
provides an exciting opportunity to gain expertise in a cutting edge
cognitive neuroscience laboratory.

The position demands energy and initiative, technical aptitude,
ability to work with a wide variety of people, and a serious interest
in brain function. Experience in any of the following areas is
desirable, though not necessary: cognitive science, neuroscience,
computer programming, electrophysiology, radiology, electrical
engineering, or physics.

The position comes with a competitive salary and full benefits. For
more information on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Laboratory,
see Inquiries should be directed to
Prof. David Poeppel,, (301)-405-1016;
Department of Linguistics, 1401 Marie Mount Hall, University of
Maryland, College Park, MD 20742.

The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunities Title IX employer. Women and minority candidates are
especially encouraged to apply.
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