*Lab Assistant Position, Boston College Infant and Child Cognition Lab*

*Lab Assistant Position, Boston College Infant and Child Cognition Lab*



The Infant and Child Cognition Laboratory, headed by Dr. Sara Cordes at
Boston College, is now accepting applications for a full-time laboratory
assistant with benefits beginning Summer 2016. Research in the lab focuses
on how infants, children, and adults understand and keep track of number,
as well as how these abilities relate to prosocial behavior in preschoolers
and to formal mathematics performance in school-aged children (https://www2.bc.edu/sara-cordes/lab/).


Responsibilities include managing research projects in the lab, programming
experiments, creating stimuli, data coding and analyses, recruiting
participants, and testing infant, child, and adult subjects both in the lab
and at off-site locations (e.g. preschools and museums), with the
possibility of becoming a co-author on manuscripts submitted for
publication. Administrative duties include hiring, training,and supervising
undergraduate volunteers, managing subject recruitment, communicating with
local child care facilities and museums, purchasing equipment, coordinating
lab events and meetings, and general faculty support. This position is
ideal for individuals who are highly motivated to pursue graduate study in
psychology.


Required qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related field

- Experience working with infants and/or children

- Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

- Minimum 1 year commitment, 2 years preferred


Preferred qualifications:

- Experience assisting with or conducting psychology-related research,
ideally in a developmental laboratory

- Prior programming experience

- Knowledge of Microsoft Office


Please send a cover letter describing research experiences and career
goals, a resume, and contact information for 2 or more references to Emma
Lazaroff at bcdevcognitionlab@gmail.com. Review of applications will begin
on January 22, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.