Lab Manager – Development of Social Cognition Lab @ UC Irvine

The Development of Social Cognition Lab (directed under Dr. Nadia Chernyak) at the University of California – Irvine is searching for a lab manager to begin Oct 1, 2018 (with some flexibility).

Interested candidates are encouraged to check out the lab’s research focus here to assess potential fit and contact me ( with any questions.
The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills; be enthusiastic about cognitive development research; comfortable with young children and families; and have strong, self-directed initiative and ability to take on challenges (in particular, with setting up a lab in its beginning phases). Programming, data analysis, and/or web design skills are always a plus.
To apply, please see below (with link and further information).
Short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews and may be asked to provide names of 2 people that may be contacted for a letter of recommendation.
Position Description:
The lab manager will:
  • assist with research in socio-cognitive development: including data collection, creating/programming stimuli, data coding and analysis (with training), and coordinating recruitment efforts both in-lab and off-site
  • supervise and train research assistants: coordinating off-site and in-lab recruitment efforts, hiring research assistants, assigning daily tasks, writing lab manager handbooks, coordinating fingerprinting/orientation/training
  • manage daily and long-term operations within the lab: handling IRBs and other research documentation, building a database of subject and local child care facilities, coordinating lab meetings, managing lab websites and newsletters, and setting up/maintaining lab equipment

Lab manager may have opportunities to co-author manuscripts, develop own research projects, and attend conferences.

Position is part-time at 80%.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

More information about desired and required qualifications are found at the link provided in the section below:
How To Apply:
Please follow this link:
and apply for Job #: 2018-0371 
Please attach a resume/CV and a cover letter indicating your research experience, fit, and interests.