Language Acquisition Research Coordinator at UCLA

Language Acquisition Research Coordinator at UCLA

We are looking for a curious, dynamic and organized person to work as full-time Coordinator for the language acquisition research at the UCLA Department of Linguistics.   

Responsibilities include organizing and managing subject recruitment, interacting with parents and children, aiding in experimental design, testing infants, maintaining data spreadsheets and facilitating undergraduate and graduate research projects.

This is a full-time administrative position with benefits; a commitment for at least one year is required.  The position starts July 1, 2015 and offers flexible hours.  Salary begins at $44,000 per year, and is commensurate with experience.  UCLA is an equal opportunity employer.

The person must have experience working in a research lab with children between 0 – 6 years and their parents.  A degree (B.A. or M.A.) in Linguistics / Psychology or related field, and research experience with infants and language acquisition is highly desirable.  Proficiency in Spanish, experience with the SR Eyelink eyetracker, and/or conducting research in children’s museums would also be great.  This position is ideal for gaining experience before entering graduate school; both previous coordinators have gone to excellent doctoral programs. Details of previous research projects are available on the web pages of Nina Hyams and Megha Sundara (http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/196-faculty.html ).

If you are interested, please complete the application (requisition number 21855) at the following website

https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1429014580104

Applications will be accepted till the position is filled. You will need to include a cover letter, CV and names of three referees. If you have any questions, please email Megha Sundara (megha.sundara@humnet.ucla.edu).