Lab Coordinator: Research in Spatial Cognition

Lab Coordinator: Research in Spatial Cognition

The Research in Spatial Cognition Laboratory at Temple University is hiring a laboratory coordinator, a position presenting diverse opportunities to participate in cutting-edge cognitive research. The Research in Spatial Cognition Lab, directed by Professors Thomas Shipley and Nora Newcombe, conducts research on spatial learning and cognition.The position has a 1-year minimum, with the possibility of extending to 2 years.


Lab Coordinator duties may include:


  • Management of day-to-day lab operations
  • Recruitment of study participants
  • Stimuli design and creation
  • Data collection, coding, and analysis
  • Management of IRB protocols
  • Research grants administration and accounting
  • Hiring, training and supervising of research assistants


Lab Coordinators 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 Psychologyor related field
  • At least 6 months experience working in a research setting

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
  • Proficiency with SPSS

If interested, please send a resume/CV and cover letter to Julia Erlanger, Program Coordinator ( Please visit our website ( for more information about the lab.