Category Archives: Job Opportunities

Full-time Research Assistant Position-Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Psychology

Dr. Kasey Creswell’s lab is hiring a full-time research assistant (with benefits) in the Department of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Ideally, we aim to hire someone for a two-year position (or longer) starting around mid to end of November 2017.

Job Description-Highly motivated, responsible, and professional research assistant needed to assist in all aspects of a large, federally-funded, longitudinal study examining responses to alcohol consumption and the development of alcohol use disorder (AUD).  Continue reading

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Lab manager position, University of Maryland

We have an immediate opening for a lab manager/research assistant for the FluencyBank project, which is conducting a longitudinal study of fluency and language development in preschool children. This project is multi-year, and the position is renewable for 3 years.

Applicant must be fluent Spanish-English bilingual.  Job responsibilities include: experimental assessment of preschool participants, participant recruitment, tracking of participant data and transcription, organizing and assisting with weekly lab meetings.

The position, at either full- or half-time level conveys benefits. Salary is flexible depending upon the applicant’s qualifications; minimum commitment is 20 hrs/week. FTE salary for candidate with UG or BA qualifications ~$25,000-$30K/yr or equivalent base for part-time work. Graduate student candidate can receive University GA position, ~$21,000 and associated tuition benefits.

Interested candidates should send CV and unofficial transcript to nratner@umd.edu

Lab manager position at University of Maryland

Data recruitment (contacting school administrators for participation agreements, obtaining consent forms, and managing compensations for school participants), data collection (administering protocols to children and adolescents), coordination of communication with the lab team, instrument development, submission of IRB protocol forms, management of the lab and the lab website, coordination with the university lab preschool research staff, and general maintenance of the lab, and assistance with execution of research projects.  The lab manager will work closely with the P.I., graduate students, and undergraduate research assistants.

This position is a great opportunity for recent college graduates who would like full-time research experience prior to enrolling in a graduate program in developmental psychology, developmental science or related fields.  Collaborative research opportunities with the P.I. and the research team are part of this position.  University of Maryland is 25 minutes from Washington, D.C., affording research, educational, and cultural opportunities. Continue reading

Research Assistant Position at Boston Children’s Hospital

The Faja Lab within the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience (LCN) at Boston Children’s Hospital is seeking a  a Research Assistant for a new NIMH-funded project examining the emergence of executive function difficulties in young children with ASD relative to children with developmental delays or no developmental concerns. For more information, please see the attached job posting:  BRAINS Early EF CRA2 Posting.

Full-time lab manager position at the University of Michigan

Prof. Felix Warneken at the Department of Psychology of the University of Michigan is hiring a full-time Lab Manager to coordinate and conduct research on social cognition and cooperation in infants and children. The position entails subject recruitment and scheduling, testing in the lab and at schools, using advanced video coding technology, and active participation in research. The position also requires supervising undergraduate research assistants and working closely with postdoctoral and graduate students’ research projects, as well as international collaborators to conduct cross-cultural comparisons. For more information on Prof. Warneken’s research and the lab, please visit the lab website: https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/warneken/ Continue reading

Opportunity for Greek-speaking students interested in ABA

The autism treatment clinic Kidz Choice Services is in need of Greek-speaking ABA students who wish to gain experience in the field, working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, under the supervision of a doctoral level BCBA (board-certified behavior analyst). See the link for more information. The positions are in Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

Opening for Greek teachers

Full-time research position at the University of Maryland

The Toggle Talk Project in the Language Science Center at the University of Maryland seeks an energetic, detail-oriented, highly organized, and innovative individual who has had experience working with young children to serve as a Research Associate. Please see the attached position description for more information.

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