Lab Coordinator, University of Pittsburgh

The Kids' Thinking Lab at the University of Pittsburgh (Director: Dr. Melissa Libertus) is seeking a full-time research lab coordinator to start as soon as possible. Research in the lab focuses on the development of numerical cognition and math abilities using behavioral measures, eye tracking, and EEG (http://www.lrdc.pitt.edu/kitlab/). 

 

Primary responsibilities of the Research Lab Coordinator will be to help with recruitment of families, scheduling, preparing and running research participants; analyzing data; operating computer systems, maintaining databases; supervising undergraduate research assistants; maintaining paperwork; and contributing to research reports, proposals and presentations.

 

Qualifications include: B.A./B.S. and course work in psychology or related area; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; substantial research or work experience with young children; experience using software such as Microsoft Excel and Word. Experience or coursework in computer programming (especially for data analysis in Matlab and/or stimulus presentation in Matlab) are desirable, but not required.

 

This is a full-time position with benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd year depending on performance and available funding. To apply, please visit: https://www.pittsource.com/postings/93566

 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

 

Please contact Dr. Melissa Libertus (libertus@pitt.edu) with any questions!