The Communication and Learning Lab, directed by Dr. Daniel Yurovsky at the University of Chicago

The Communication and Learning Lab, directed by Dr. Daniel Yurovsky at the University of Chicago, seeks a full-time lab manager beginning July 2016. The lab manager will work closely with the PI to set up the new lab, and to kick-start our research program investigating how children and their parents co-construct early language learning. The lab manager will have opportunities for scientific involvement in conference presentations and journal articles.

 

Responsibilities include:

- designing, running, and analyzing experiments with infants, children, and adults

- coordinating and training undergraduate research assistants 

- recruiting participants

- maintaining IRB protocols 

- assisting in planning lab events and meetings. 

 

Preferred qualifications:

- a bachelor's degree in psychology, cognitive science, or a related discipline

- one or more years of research experience, preferably with children or infants

- excellent organizational and communication skills

- proficient programming skills, ideally in R, Python, or MATLAB

- experience with web design in JavaScript/HTML/CSS

- working knowledge of image and/or video design and editing (e.g. in Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut)

 

 The position is ideal for individuals who wish to pursue research in the future. To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV/resume, as well as contact information for two references directly to the official job posting at https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=652298. A two-year commitment is strongly preferred.