Research Assistant/Lab Manager Position
The Infant Cognition Lab at Yale University
Director: Dr. Karen Wynn
We have a 1- to 2-year position opening for Lab Manager starting in June 2016. The position entails recruiting and scheduling infant subjects, aiding in the testing of infants, coding data, overseeing undergraduate research assistants, monitoring and ordering lab supplies, and working in a collaborative fashion with Dr. Wynn, graduate students and post-doctoral students to maintain the ongoing smooth functioning of the lab's activities. Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related field, and previous research experience. Applicants should be very motivated, highly organized, have excellent people and telephone skills, enjoy interacting with parents and young children, and get along well with graduate students, undergraduates and post-docs in a cooperative group situation.
The Yale University Infant Lab investigates aspects of cognitive, social, and emotional development of infants and toddlers between 2 and 48 months of age. You can see some of our recent research publications at: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=ZBkyZBIAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate
To apply for the position, please send (1) a current cv and (2) a letter of interest describing your research experience, situation, and future goals; and (3) arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Karen Wynn. These materials may be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Lab Manager Position in the subject line.