Lab Manager position at Yale, for social and moral development labs

The Mind & Development and Infant Cognition Labs at Yale University, directed by Drs. Paul Bloom and Karen Wynn, are seeking a joint Lab Manager with a start date in July or August 2018. The position is full-time with benefits. A two-year commitment is preferred (and is extendable beyond two years contingent on funding and mutual interest).

The position entails recruiting and scheduling participants, aiding in the testing of subjects, monitoring and ordering lab supplies, overseeing undergraduate research assistants, and working in a collaborative fashion with the Directors, graduate students and post-doctoral students to maintain the ongoing smooth functioning of the research activities. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

Drs. Bloom and Wynn are investigating a broad array of issues in early moral and social-cognitive development. For more information about our ongoing research projects, see http://campuspress.yale.edu/paulbloom/ and http://campuspress.yale.edu/karenwynn/.

The job would be ideal for someone highly motivated to undertake graduate study in psychology or the cognitive sciences. The successful candidate will be a core member of a vibrant and collaborative research environment and will also benefit from the broader intellectual community at Yale. For more information about Yale’s psychology department, visit http://psychology.yale.edu

Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Psychology or a closely related field, experience with children, research experience in an experimental psychology lab, and experience managing others. Strong organizational and communication skills and attention to detail are of the utmost importance. The candidate should be self-motivated and able to solve problems independently while also being comfortable managing and working with others.

To apply, please send (as a single PDF document) a CV and a cover letter describing your interest in the position to bloomwynnlabmanager@gmail.com. The letter should briefly describe your research experience and should include the name and contact information of at least two academic references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received but full consideration will be given to all applications received by May 25, 2018. The position will ultimately be filled through Yale University’s internal Human Resources process; strong candidates will be encouraged to submit their application to Yale after an initial review. Women, LGBTQ, and underrepresented minority applicants are encouraged. Yale University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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