35%: Analysis of existing datasets related to UMN multi-camera observation system. Hardware design, maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting related to multi-camera system. Candidate will obtain training in new statistical methods if required, possibly including enrolling in new online classes.
50% - Data analysis and scientific communication. Perform data analysis, including modern tools from machine learning and applied math. Construct and test computational models of cognition, behavior, and/or physiology. Design experiments. Provide data analytic tools to others. Produce scientific figures and write scientific manuscripts. Communicate results via presentations at conferences and other talks. Write and contribute to scientific grants.
15% - Mentoring of students. Teach graduate/undergraduate students any/all skills related to primate physiology experiments and data analysis. Evaluate and provide feedback on performance of students. Serve as a resource to troubleshoot and improve experiments (including planning for surgery, designing and implementing manipulations, designing and implementing analyses, and similar). Assist with direction of scientific manuscripts via direct guidance and/or participating in lab meetings or journal clubs. Provide guidance, advice, and material support for students' career concerns.
Preferred: Familiarity with SQL and R
Internal Number: 336683
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