Lab manager position in Cognitive Development at NYU

The Conceptual Development and Social Cognition Lab ( directed by Dr. Marjorie Rhodes and the NYU Infant Cognition and Communication Laboratory ( directed by Dr. Athena Vouloumanos are seeking a full-time lab manager to coordinate research on cognitive development and social cognition in infants and young children.

Job duties include: (1) conducting experiments with infants, children and adults in laboratory, museum-based, and school-based settings; (2) training and supervising undergraduate research assistants; (3) administrative duties, including data management and maintenance of budgets, lab web pages, and participant recruiting systems; 4) working with local schools to recruit participants and organize school-based data collection, and 5) providing general support to researchers.

Candidates should have: (1) a bachelor’s degree in psychology or cognitive science; (2) one or more years of research experience; (3) excellent computer skills; (4) the ability to work independently; (5) keen attention to detail; (6) excellent communication skills. Strong organizational, computational, managerial, problem-solving, and analytic skills are essential.

Please email a cover letter describing your research experiences and career goals, a current resume/CV, your unofficial college transcript, and two letters of reference to Annie Chen at

We will begin reviewing applications on March 31, 2012. The expected start date is September 1, 2012.


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