Description Dr. Andrei Cimpian is seeking a full-time Junior Laboratory Associate to coordinate research on social-cognitive development in young children. Information about the lab’s research is available at<>
Job duties include: • Conducting studies with children and adults in the laboratory, as well as offsite (e.g., schools, zoos, and museums in New York City) • Recruiting, training, and supervising undergraduate research assistants • Performing various administrative duties (e.g., managing the lab’s IRB protocols, maintaining budgets, submitting reimbursement requests, managing participant recruiting systems) • Working with local partners (e.g., schools, zoos, museums) to recruit participants and organize offsite data collection • Working with other developmental labs at NYU to coordinate access to shared participant pools and databases • Providing general support to researchers in the lab
Qualifications Applicants should have: • A bachelor’s degree in psychology or cognitive science • One or more years of research experience • The ability to work independently • Keen attention to detail • Excellent communication and public relations skills • Strong organizational, managerial, and problem-solving skills
Application Instructions Apply via Interfolio ( with the following documents: • A cover letter describing your research experience, relevant skills, and career goals • A current resume/CV • An unofficial college transcript • Two letters of recommendation from research supervisors
For best consideration, please apply by January 10, 2020. Early May start date preferred. A two-year commitment is also preferred, pending funding.
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