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UT Health Seasonal Hire - Tandon Lab - Texas Medical Center in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Seasonal Hire - Tandon Lab - Texas Medical Center

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001ES

Position Summary:

Multiple Undergraduate research positions are available in the Tandon Lab at The University of Texas in Houston as part of the newly formed Texas Institute for Restorative Neurotechnologies (TIRN). Positions are funded either via multi-year Institute funding or by NIH funds. The lab uses multimodal approaches – fMRI, lesional analysis following epilepsy surgery, intracranial recordings and direct stimulation to create and validate network level representations of language. The candidates will contribute to the research currently underway in the lab through data analysis using various computer-based software programs and they will have the opportunity to gain knowledge in the fields of reading, semantics, speech production and computational neuroscience.

Position Key Accountabilities: They are expected to be highly motivated, team players with a passion to study cognitive processes using data collected by various modalities available in the lab – imaging, direct recordings and closed-loop cortical stimulation – in humans. Given the multiple unpredictable variables and privacy issues around data collection in human patients, the individuals must possess high ethical and professional standards. The candidates must be available to work starting in June or July 2020.

More information @www.tandonlab.org

Minimum Education:

The selected individuals must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program in one or more of the following: neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, mathematics, electrical engineering or computer science.

Minimum Experience:

Previous experience with programming in languages such as Matlab and Python are desirable – but not crucial.

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