Lab manager in Cognition, Attn, Perception, Speech

The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College seeks applications for a full-time Lab Manager to assist with research in the Cognition Attention Perception and Speech (CAPS) Lab. This is a full-time, 2-year, 12-month benefitted academic position with the possibility of a one-year renewal.

Research in the CAPS Lab explores a variety of topics in language, including speech production, prosody, and reading comprehension. The Lab Manager will coordinate all lab activities including the following: Designing and running behavioral, eye-tracking, and event-related potential (ERP) experiments; recruiting and scheduling participants; training and supervising undergraduate research assistants; maintaining laboratory paperwork and IRB documentation; coordinating lab meetings and research schedules; assisting in data coding and analysis; and assisting with writing papers and grants. This position is ideal for individuals who want to further their research training.

Applications must be made online at by submitting a cover letter and CV/resume and the names and contact information of three references. The start date is flexible, but to be assured full consideration, applications must be submitted by March 20, 2016. Please contact Mara Breen ( with questions.

(Side note: Mount Holyoke College is a mile away from where Dr. Ploran grew up – if you’re curious about what it would be like to live in that area, just ask!)


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