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University of Rochester Project Asst - 222672 in Rochester, New York

Project Asst Job ID 222672

Location School of Nursing Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Temporary Opening

Time as Reported Grade 001 SON Staff/Research Programs


8 AM-5 PM



Serves as TAR project assistant for a research lab (CogT Lab) which focuses on promoting healthy cognitive aging in older adults by researching innovative non-pharmaceutical interventions. The project assistant will work in the field of neurophysiological markers and computational neuroscience in the context of cognitive aging and dementia. Topics will include: statistical brain imaging analysis, and PET data; signal processing. All project tasks the person would participate in are conducted in the lab. The person will help manage data produced by studies and also participate in developing, disseminating, tracking, and maintaining study regulatory documents; requirements and policies related to human subject research; effective data processing and management and participating in the development and maintenance of comprehensive data management system. Ability to multi-task and troubleshoot problems is essential


  • Programming

  • Computerized cognitive assessment development

  • Game/cognitive task development

Data analysis and processing

  • Statistical brain imaging analysis focusing on multi-modality imaging (e.g., structural, functional and diffusional modalities, PET)

  • Signal processing (e.g. PET, MRI, ECG, EEG data analysis)

Contributing to scholarly activities and assisting the PI

  • Participates in neuroimaging and other physiological data processing.

  • Contributes in the development of conference abstracts and scholarly papers for publication.

  • Identifies, reviews and synthesizes relevant literature.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and Power Point. Proficiency in data analysis software (e.g., SPSS), MatLab. Have ability to use Python.


  • A high school degree with some college in neuroscience, neurobiology, or cognitive science fields, and 1 year of experience in geriatrics or dementia related research strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, SPSS, and MatLab required. The job will be performed during daytime hours for the most part, but there may be a need for an occasional early evening or weekend home visit or phone call.

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

Position is TAR/variable

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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