Professor Nicole Stephens is seeking a full-time Lab Manager/ Research Assistant (38 hours/ week) for the Culture, Diversity, and Inequality Lab at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. This position would start in the summer of 2016 and last for one year with the possibility to extend the position for a second year. This position would be an excellent fit for an individual looking to strengthen her/his research skills before applying to graduate school in social psychology, organizational behavior, or a related field of behavioral science.
The lab manager will oversee day-to-day research being conducted, including general research project management, data collection in lab, field, and online environments, programming surveys (e.g., via Qualtrics), managing participant recruitment, creating/modifying IRB proposals, processing data, revising/editing manuscripts, assisting with powerpoint presentations, managing PI’s websites, training and supervising undergraduate research assistants, and scheduling studies and research meetings. The lab manager may also be given the opportunity to cultivate her/his own research agenda.
-Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, organizational behavior or a related field of behavioral science.
-Applicants must be extremely conscientious, self-motivated, and organized.
-Applicants must be able to work independently and respond to/manage day-to-day email communication promptly and efficiently.
-Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
-Applicants must have strong computer skills (e.g., knowledge of SPSS, Qualtrics, Excel, Powerpoint, and Photoshop).
-Applicants must have the ability proactively manage teams of undergraduate research assistants working on multiple research projects.
-Applicants should have experience with research in psychology or a related field of behavioral science.
-Applicants should have a strong interest in culture (e.g. race, class, gender), diversity, inequality, or intergroup relations.
In order to apply, applicants should submit (1) a resume [including a section listing the name/contact information for 3 references] and (2) a 1-page cover letter describing their qualifications, relevant experience, and research interests. For consideration, please click on the link below. You will be directed to Northwestern University’s electronic recruiting system, eRecruit, where you will search and apply for current openings. To apply for this position in eRecruit, enter the Job Opening ID number in the appropriate search field. Once you apply, you will receive an email confirming submission of your resume. For all resumes received, if there is interest in your candidacy, the human resources recruiter or the department hiring manager will contact you. Job Opening ID number for this position is (Job ID 27657).
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Northwestern is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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