Lab Coordinator: Temple University Infant & Child Lab

Lab Coordinator: Temple University Infant & Child Lab


The Temple University Infant and Child Laboratory (TICL) at Ambler is seeking a lab coordinator, a position presenting rich and varied opportunities to participate in cutting-edge research in cognition and development. This lab coordinator would work with Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek on projects involving spatial learning, language acquisition, play, and the arts. The position is grant-funded, starting in June 2016. Availability for two years is strongly preferred.


Lab Coordinator duties may include:


  • Management of day-to-day lab operations
  • Contacting preschools to coordinate research
  • Recruitment and scheduling of children aged 2 months to 16 years
  • Stimuli design and creation
  • Data collection, entry, coding, and analysis
  • Presentation of findings at collaborative lab meetings and in federal grant reports
  • Management of IRB protocols
  • Research grants administration and accounting
  • Training and supervising of research assistants


The lab coordinator will also have the opportunity to collaborate in research that will be presented at conferences and published in journals.


Required qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field
  • At least 6 months experience working in a research setting, preferably with infants and/or children

Preferred qualifications:

  • Computer skills and proficiency with MS Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, writing, and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population of participants
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations that may not be accessible by public transportation
  • Proficiency with SPSS, SAS, and/or R

Please visit our website at, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Careers @ Temple.  Create or update your online profile so you can apply as soon as possible when the job opens on February 23rd.  Please reference TU-20135. AA, EOE, m/f/d/v. You must apply online in order to be considered for this position


Please also send a resume/CV and cover letter to Kate Margulis, Lab Coordinator, at Applications will be reviewed starting immediately and will be accepted until March 11, 2016. Please visit our website ( for more information about the lab.