The Thirty Million Words Initiative at the University of Chicago is looking for a Research Support Assistant to implement a video-based parent-directed curriculum in partnering health clinics across Chicago in conjunction with a randomized controlled trial. The individual selected for this position will work as part of a team of Research Support Assistants, each of whom will recruit, manage, and follow up with their own patient caseloads. The position involves preparation, implementation, and follow-up related to regular study appointments conducted in the Chicagoland area. The successful candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as experience working with underserved populations and young children and a desire to work in a healthcare setting. Proficiency in Spanish, including the ability to read, write, and speak Spanish, is required. Continue reading
The ID Lab (Identity and Diversity Lab), directed by Dr. Sarah Gaither at Duke University in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department seeks a full-time (with benefits) lab manager/research technician beginning August or September 2016. Continue reading
Dr. Marie Coppola at the University of Connecticut is hiring a Full-Time Research Assistant. ASL FLUENCY IS A MUST. Deaf and Hard of Hearing applicants are especially encouraged to apply.
This position is part of a grant project investigating the relationship of language experience to number cognition in deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing children. SEE JOB INFORMATION BELOW for more details. Continue reading
The Cognition and Development Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) lab coordinator. Start date is negotiable, but must be no later than August 22. The lab is co-directed by Dr. Lucas Butler (see www.lucaspbutler.com) and Dr. Richard Prather (see www.pratherlab.org).
The Laboratory for Relational Cognition at Georgetown, directed by Dr. Adam Green, is seeking a full-time research assistant to coordinate and conduct research on reasoning and creativity in high school students and young adults. RA will contribute to ongoing large-scale grant-funded projects and help in development of new projects. Preferred start date is late August 2016. For more information on the lab, see our website. For more information on the position, please see the attached description. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thanks for your time!
2016 GLRC RA Position
The Brain, Cognition and Development (BCD) Laboratory at the University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) directed by Dr. Lisa Scott, is now hiring a full time and benefited laboratory technician//manager to work on studies aimed at understanding the processes and previous experiences important for perceiving and recognizing faces and objects in infants and adults. The BCD lab uses longitudinal training designs and behavioral, electrophysiological (event-related potentials; ERPs), and eye-tracking methods, to better understand the perceptual, cognitive, and social experiences that influence face and object processing. To learn more about our work please see our website: http://ufbcdlab.com. Continue reading
The University of Maryland Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab directed by Dr. Elizabeth Redcay (www.dscn.umd.edu) is seeking a full-time lab manager starting this summer 2016. The DSCN lab investigates the neural and cognitive bases of social communication (e.g., joint attention, theory of mind) in typical individuals and individuals with autism. The methods used include functional and structural MRI as well as behavioral measures with adults and children. Continue reading