Lab Coordinator for Language and Development Lab, UC San Diego

The Language and Development Lab at UCSD is seeking a full time lab
coordinator, to begin in July of 2015. Under the supervision of Dr.
David Barner, the lab conducts research on language acquisition,
conceptual development, and cross-cultural differences in each area.
The lab coordinator works with undergraduate and graduate researchers
on projects related to language acquisition and conceptual
development, with topics spanning color, number, time, formal
semantics & pragmatics, theory of mind, and moral reasoning. Duties
include managing and leading research projects in the lab: designing
studies, creating stimuli, recruiting participants, testing infants,
toddlers, and adults, analyzing data, and participating in the final
synthesis of research for publication. The position also involves
administrative duties, such as interviewing and
hiring undergraduate volunteers, managing subject recruitment,
training students, purchasing equipment, and planning lab events and
meetings. Past lab coordinators have presented at conferences,
published in top psychology journals, and have continued in PhD
programs at Stanford, USC, University of Chicago, Berkeley, and other
top institutions.

Preferred qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive Science.
Experience working with children & strong interest in language.
Knowledge of Excel and JMP or equivalent statistical software is preferred.
Strong organization and writing skills.

Position begins ~ July 1, 2015. Minimum 1-2 year commitment. Pay and
benefits commensurate with experience, according to the UCSD Lab
Assistant II scale.

For more information about the lab, and to request details about the
job, visit, or email Miriam Rubenson at

UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and
welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and
impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or
religion or other legally protected status.