Lab Manager, Brain and Cognitive Development Lab, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Open Position:  Brain and Cognitive Development Lab Manager/Research Assistant

Description:  Dr. Daniel Hyde is looking to hire a full-time lab manager to oversee ongoing research in The Brain and Cognitive Development Lab at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Research in the lab investigates the neural basis of quantitative, spatial, and social cognition in infants, young children, and adults.  Duties will include data collection using brain (EEG/ERP, fNIRS) and behavioral measures, undergraduate staff supervision/organization, as well as some community relations and recruitment.  Applicants should hold bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, or related field, have experience working in a professional setting with parents and children, be fluent with both Windows and Mac operating systems, as well as have some basic research experience.  Although not necessary, the ideal applicant will also have some knowledge of brain imaging/measures, basic computer programming skills (e.g., Matlab), and knowledge of statistics.  The position will require 35-40 hours of work per week.  Start date is negotiable between May and August 2015.  Pay is also negotiable but commensurate on experience.  For more information on the research, see the lab website: http://labs.psychology.illinois.edu/BCDLab

Please contact Dan Hyde at dchyde@illinois.edu for more information on how to apply.