– Bachelors degree or equivalent in psychology, audiology and speech pathology, linguistics, cognitive science, neuroscience, or a related field
– Minimum 1-2 years of research experience (preferably in cognitive or language development)
– Excellent skills interacting with infants and children as well as teachers and parents, and must be able to supervise undergraduate research assistants
– Experience working with infants or young children and strong interest in cognitive, perceptual, and language development
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SPSS or equivalent statistical package and willing to learn R, E-Prime, Matlab, Praat, Tobi Studio, Adobe Director, and File Maker Pro
– Excellent verbal communication skills are essential as duties involve interacting with parents, teachers, and department administrators
– Strong organization and writing skills
– Previous experience working in and/or managing a developmental lab
– Training in experimental design and statistical analysis
– Experience with eye tracking methodologies, including experimental programming and analysis
– Proficiency with statistical analysis software (R, SPSS, etc.)
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Please also be prepared to arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed upon request.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with the goal of hiring the best candidate by the beginning of June, if not sooner. Minimum 1-2 year commitment. This job will offer competitive salary (commensurate with experience), health benefits, and a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment. The University of Tennessee is a vibrant, research-centered public university, located in Knoxville, TN.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.