Please note that we would like the candidate to start within the next month or sooner, if possible.
The Communication Development Lab (http://nuweb1.neu.edu/cdl/), directed by David J. Lewkowicz at Northeastern University, is seeking a full-time research assistant to manage the lab. This is a full-time, benefits-earning position and is an excellent opportunity for a recent college graduate to be involved in all aspects of research on infant/child perception, cognition, and language development at the behavioral and neural levels. The research assistant will oversee all aspects of the daily research activity in the lab. This includes participant recruitment, scheduling, and testing, behavioral coding, database maintenance, supervision and training of student research assistants, and some administrative assistance to the lab director.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, or related field, experience working in a research lab (preferably infant/child), and computer, statistical, and strong managerial skills. In addition, the successful candidate will be punctual, highly attentive to details, have excellent interpersonal skills, be capable of working independently as well as with others in a complex, demanding, and exciting research environment, and will enjoy interacting with children and their parents.
You may apply for this position at https://neu.peopleadmin.com/postings/40170. Please include a cover letter describing your research experiences and career goals, CV, and contact information for two references. Also, please contact the lab director at firstname.lastname@example.org to express an interest in the position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and review will continue until the successful candidate is identified.