Undergrad Research or Opportunity

Research Assistant Positions: Risks for Poor Developmental Outcomes in Young Children

 

(two positions open)
Prof. Michelle Bosquet Enlow, Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children's Hospital
full-time, post-graduation

 

The Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital has openings for two full-time research assistants (RAs) in Psychology.  The Biobehavioral Research Laboratory (BRL) conducts biobehavioral studies examining the effects of maternal and child exposures (e.g., psychosocial stress, trauma, chemicals/toxins) on young children’s risk

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Research Coordinator Position: Psychiatric Neuroimaging

 

Resaerch Coordinator Position: Psychiatric Neuroimaging
Laboratory of Prof. Dara Manoach, MGH-Martinos Center / Harvard Medical School
full-time, post-graduation

We are looking to hire a college graduate with strong organizational and interpersonal skills as a full time research coordinator. This is an excellent research opportunity for someone bound for graduate school in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or medicine.  The primary line of investigation focuses on the contribution of abnormal sleep to impaired

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Internship: Cognitive Neuroscience of Autism

Internship: Cognitive Neuroscience of Autism
Professors Susan Faja and Charles Nelson, Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School
summer 2017

The Faja and Nelson Labs at the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital have a student intern position open to assist on a multisite project with 6- to 11-year-old children on the autism spectrum. Responsibilities will include assisting in study visits, behaviorally supporting children on the autism spectrum, collecting surveys from parents, data entry and lab

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Research Assistant Position: Neurobiology of Sleep and Wakefulness

 

Research Assistant Position: Neurobiology of SLeep and Wakefulness
Dr. Edla Arrigoni, Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School
full-time, post-graduation


We are looking for a qualified, motivated and accountable Research Assistant to perform a variety of biochemical and whole-animal (mouse) procedures. This is a research-supported position in the Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, in the laboratory of Dr. Elda Arrigoni. Our research group is focused on the

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Research Assistant Positions in Cancer Immunology

 

Research Assistant Positions in Cancer Immunology
director Kai Wucherpfennig, MD, PhD, and co-director Arlene Sharpe, MD, PhD, Cancer Immunology Training Program, Harvard Medical School

Program Background: The goal of this program is to create a cohesive immunology training program in which undergraduate students are prepared for entry into PhD programs in biomedical research by working closely with graduate students, fellows, and principal investigators within the Harvard community. The current program for graduate students and fellows was

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Research Assistant Position: Biochemistry of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

Research Assistant Position: Biochemistry of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Hetian Lei, Ph.D., Schepens Eye Research Institute / Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
spring and summer 2017

Description of Project: Investigation of the mechanism (s) by which growth factors drive biochemical and cellular responses  intrinsic  to  proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR)  as well as  apply  this  information  to  the  development  of  new  

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Research Assistant Position: Novel Therapeutics for Intraocular Pathological Angiogenesis

 

Research Assistant Position: Novel Therapeutics for Intraocular Pathological Angiogenesis
Hetian Lei, Ph.D., Schepens Eye Resaerch Institute / Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
spring and summer 2017

Description of Project: Exploration of novel approaches to the treatment of intraocular pathological angiogenesis. VEGF plays a central role in angiogenesis, the process by which new blood vessels grow from pre-existing vasculature, and its receptor VEGFR2 mediates almost all known VEGF-

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Research Assistant Positions: Cognitive Development (Spelke)

 

Research Assistant Positions: Cognitive Development (Spelke)
Prof. Elizabeth Spelke, Laboratory for Developmental Studies at Harvard, Harvard-MIT Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines
Summer 2017

Seeking interested and motivated students to assist with research this summer in Prof. Elizabeth Spelke's cognitive development lab, under the aegis of the Laboratory for Developmental Studies and the Harvard-MIT Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines. Most of the research in the lab uses behavioral methods, focused on infants' spontaneous actions of looking at, reaching

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Research Assistant Position: Early Childhood Development (Parents+ and Building Blocks) (full-time post-graduation)

 

Research Assistant Position: Early Childhood Development (Parents+ and Building Blocks)
Knowledge for Policy Team, Bernard van Leer Foundation, The Hague
full-time, post-graduation

After five decades of investing in early childhood development, the Bernard van Leer Foundation is entering a new phase where we believe the major challenge is the transition to scale. Plenty of ideas to improve the youngest children’s health, nutrition, protection and learning have proven their worth in small-scale projects – but how do we effectively reach hundreds of thousands or

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Research Assistant Position: Early Childhood Development (Urban95 and Building Blocks) (full-time post-graduation)

Research Assistant Position: Early Childhood Development (Urban95 and Building Blocks)
Knowledge for Policy Team, Bernard van Leer Foundation, The Hague
full-time post-graduation

After five decades of investing in early childhood development, the Bernard van Leer Foundation is entering a new phase where we believe the major challenge is the transition to scale. Plenty of ideas to improve the youngest children’s health, nutrition, protection and learning have proven their worth in small-scale projects – but how do we effectively reach hundreds of thousands or millions of

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Communications Assistant: Early Childhood Development (full-time post-graduation)

Communications Assistant: Early Childhood Development
Knowledge for Policy Team, Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague
full-time post-graduation

After five decades of investing in early childhood development, the Bernard van Leer Foundation is entering a new phase where we believe the major challenge is the transition to scale. Plenty of ideas to improve the youngest children’s health, nutrition, protection and learning have proven their worth in small-scale projects – but how do we effectively reach hundreds of thousands or millions of children? In our current strategy (2016

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Research Assistant Position: Social Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorders (full time)

 

Research Assistant Position: Social Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Prof. Charles Nelson, Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience, Boston Children's Hospital / Medical School
full-time

The Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) at Boston Children’s Hospital are dedicated to furthering our understanding of brain and cognitive development in children diagnosed with or at risk for various developmental disorders. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers brings together experts from a wide range of fields, including neuroscience, psychology, and education. In

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Research Assistant Position: Brain Connectivity, Cognitive Function, and Aging (full-time post-graduation)

Research Assistant Position: Brain Connectivity, Cognitive Function, and Aging
Prof. Jessica Damoiseaux, The Connect Lab, Wayne State University (Detroit)
full-time, post-graduation

The Connect lab (www.connectlab.wayne.edu) headed by Dr. Jessica Damoiseaux at Wayne State University is inviting applications for a full-time Research Assistant position, starting July 2017. The research focus of the lab is to examine changes in functional and structural brain connectivity, using MRI, and cognitive function in normal and abnormal aging.

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Research Fellowship in Psychology, Behavioral Economics, and Public Policy (full-time, post-graduation)

Research Fellowship in Psychology, Behavioral Economics & Public Policy
Prof. Jennifer Lerner, Decision Science Laboratory, Kennedy School of Government
full-time, post-graduation

Professor Jennifer S. Lerner, Harvard University, seeks a full-time research fellow/project manager. Drawing on psychology, economics, and neuroscience, our lab uses interdisciplinary methods to examine how people make judgments and decisions. We especially seek to understand and illuminate social and emotional underpinnings of decision processes. Across all areas, our work aims to expand the

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