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01-30-2008, 12:39 PM
MOSS REHABILITATION RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Research Assistant Position Available
Full-time position available beginning now or as late as summer 2008 for
Research Assistant in the Cognition and Action Laboratory at Moss
Rehabilitation Research Institute. RA will be involved in all aspects of
NIH- and NIDRR-funded research projects focusing on perception and action
and their relationships to other cognitive domains including language and
executive functions. RA will have the opportunity to work with patients
with apraxia and hemispatial neglect, as well as control subjects, using
virtual reality, kinematic motion analysis, brain imaging, and
transcranial magnetic stimulation, among other techniques. Moss
Rehabilitation Research Institute is a part of Thomas Jefferson
Healthcare Network, and the Cognition and Action Lab is closely
affiliated with the Cognitive Neurology division at the Hospital of the
University of Pennsylvania, and offers numerous ongoing educational
opportunities including weekly case conferences and lectures.

Qualifications:
RA must have outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and computer
skills. BA in psychology or neuroscience with training in cognitive
neuroscience and statistics required. Prior research experience working
with data also required. Occasional travel within Philadelphia (e.g.,
to the University of Pennsylvania) will be required. Preference will be
given to applicants who can commit to a 2-year period.

MossRehab offers a competitive salary and healthcare benefits package
along with tuition reimbursement.

Email or Fax resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3
references, Attention: “Action RA”, to:

EMAIL: Lbuxbaum@einstein.edu

MAIL: Dr. Laurel Buxbaum
Attention: "Action RA"
Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Room 423F Sley Building.
1200 W. Tabor Road
Philadelphia, PA 19141

WEBSITES: http://www.ncrrn.org/people/buxbaum
http://www.einstein.edu/yourhealth/physicalrehab/research/article8959.html