Lab Manager Position: UC Santa Cruz Early Social Interaction Lab

Lab Manager Position at the Early Social Interaction Lab at UC Santa Cruz

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The Early Social Interaction Lab the University of California, Santa Cruz (PI: Audun Dahl) is hiring a lab manager. The lab’s research is focused on moral and social development in early childhood. Most of our research uses behavioral experiments, naturalistic observation, or structured interviews in lab, home, or preschool settings.

Job description: The lab manager will be involved in designing and conducting studies, coding audio and video data, training and supervising undergraduate research assistants, recruiting participants, and preparing human subjects protocols.

The position is particularly relevant for those considering graduate school in developmental psychology. This is a 50% (20 hours/week) one-year position with the possibility of extension. The intended start date is August 1, 2018.

Desired qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a B.A. or B.S. in psychology or related field, coursework in developmental psychology, experience interacting with young children, and research experience. Computer skills (using word processing, spreadsheet, or statistical software) are also desirable.

Application process: More information about the position and how to apply: For description of the lab’s research, visit: Review of applications will begin on April 1. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Please email questions about the position to Audun Dahl at