Research Associate - Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CABCS) - (20001319)
This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
Founded in 2015, the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences is a cooperative research initiative between Tufts University and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center (NSRDEC). Our mission is to bring together a unique interdisciplinary community of scientists and engineers to advance the state of the art in applied brain and cognitive sciences. The Center provides an innovative environment for conducting collaborative applied research focusing on measuring, predicting, and enhancing cognitive capabilities and human system interactions for individuals and teams working in naturalistic high-stakes environments.
This position will provide support related to the research at the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CABCS). Specifically, an investigator with expertise in data sciences and statistical modeling is needed to support research efforts focusing on measuring, predicting, and enhancing cognitive capabilities and human system interactions for individuals and teams working in naturalistic high-stakes environments. CABCS is affiliated with the Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center.
PhD in Cognitive Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Computer Science, or Psychology required.
Minimum 3 years of post-doc or similar professional experience.
Experience with statistical and predictive modeling, including multivariate, time-series, non-parametric, and Bayesian models.
Excellent analytical, organizational, and leadership skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong attention to detail.
Experience with statistical modeling using R and/or SAS is preferred.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: May require occasional weekend or evening work.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Organization: CABCS-Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 24, 2020, 7:26:31 PM
Internal Number: 20001319
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