Lab Manager Position at Boston University Child Cognition Lab

The Child Cognition Lab (PI: Deb Kelemen) at Boston University has an opening for a Lab Manager to begin in Fall 2016. The Lab Manager will assist in coordination of a broad range of research activities including NSF-funded school-based intervention projects on elementary school children’s intuitive reasoning, learning of complex scientific concepts, and the development of scientific misconceptions. Further conceptual developmental studies require comfort working with toddlers and preschoolers. This position is ideal for someone interested in cognitive development and science education en route to graduate school. A 2-year commitment is preferred. Continue reading

Project Coordinator Position at the College of the Holy Cross

The Conceptual Development Lab at the College of the Holy Cross, directed by Dr. Florencia Anggoro, is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to work on two IES-funded projects: one on spatial thinking and science learning (with Dr. Benjamin Jee at Worcester State University), the other on early childhood STEM education (with Dr. Martha Cyr at Worcester Polytechnic Institute). This is an exciting opportunity for recent college graduates who are interested in the intersections of cognitive development and education. Continue reading

Full-time Lab Manager at New York University

Tessa West at New York University is currently seeking a full-time Lab Manager to begin September 1st, 2016 for a 1-year commitment that may be renewed. The Lab Manager will work closely with Dr. West and lab members to coordinate and conduct dyadic interaction studies in the West Interpersonal Perception Lab. The primary responsibilities of the lab manager will be 1) conducting dyadic interaction studies using behavioral and psychophysiological techniques, 2) supervising undergraduate research assistants, 3) managing and analyzing data, and 4) recruiting and scheduling participants.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining laboratory computers and equipment, managing grants and IRB protocols, programming experimental tasks, reviewing literature, and editing manuscripts. This position would be an excellent fit for a recent college graduate with a degree in psychology or a related field who is looking to strengthen his/her research skills before applying to graduate school in psychology. Continue reading

Careers in Psychology website

Here is a website that has a lot of information regarding all kinds of different ways to use your psychology degree: http://www.careersinpsych.com/

Research technician – Zucker/Hillside Hospital in Queens, NY

There is a research technician position available at Zucker/Hillside Hospital in Queens, NY. This would be a great opportunity for a graduating senior who would like more research experience. See more info: Research Technician Position

Jobs in media, communication, and the arts

Here is a website that compiles links to job opportunities in media, communication, and the arts, that may be useful to those of you seeking positions in those areas: http://meojobsonline.com/

Research Coordinator Northeastern University

Interested in working with video games, children, and health behavioral research? The Health Technology Lab (www.northeastern.edu/healthtech/) at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, is looking to hire a full-time bilingual (English/Spanish) research coordinator for a recently funded 5-year project by the National Institutes of Health. This project will use active video games to encourage children’s physical activity behaviors. For details, see https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/41587