The University of Oregon Learning Lab, directed by Dr. Caitlin Fausey, is looking to hire a lab manager. Many kinds of junior scientists would be an excellent fit for this opportunity.
Who: Highly organized, curious go-getter with a BA/BS in Psychology, Linguistics, Computer Science, Neuroscience, or related discipline. Experience working with infants and/or big data is essential preparation.
What: The full-time UO Learning Lab manager will be responsible for any/all of the following, depending on their strengths and lab needs: developing and maintaining lab documentation including human subjects protocols; recruiting infants and families to participate in studies; collecting data from infants during behavioral tasks in the lab; collecting data from infants during everyday experiences at home; coding audiovisual data captured from infants’ first-person perspective; programming data pre-processing scripts; analyzing data and contributing to written publications.
When: 12-month appointment, starting June 1 2017 (start date flexible)
Where: uolearninglab.com; Eugene OR
Why: Because you want to contribute to cutting-edge developmental science discoveries.
The University of Oregon Psychology Department uses one general application pool for candidates to apply for lab managers, research assistants/associates, and post-doctoral scholars. Please note that the materials listed on the general website may differ from what is requested for this position. Please submit the following materials to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7706
-Cover letter: Introduce yourself and why you want to work in the UO Learning Lab. Please make clear that you are applying to be Dr. Caitlin Fausey’s UO Learning Lab manager.
-Statement: One-page statement describing a research problem you have tackled.
-CV: Unofficial copy of your undergraduate transcript (Note that website says CV; please submit your transcript)
-References: One letter of reference speaking to your potential for developmental science research.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We look forward to meeting you!