Job Description: TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE I/LAB COORDINATOR, Brain and Cognitive Sciences (BCS), to join the Early Childhood Cognition Lab under the direction of Dr. Laura Schulz. The lab investigates the origins of children's early commonsense understanding of the world. It is broadly interested in factors that affect children's curiosity, exploration, and learning. Will be responsible for testing toddlers and preschool children on research protocols; involving parents and children in research; managing and maintaining materials for participant recruitment, including consent forms, human subject material, etc.; supporting the lab's relationship with the broader community, particularly its partners at the Boston Children's Museum; and supporting faculty, graduate students, and postdocs in research, including training and supervising undergraduate research assistants, coding data, maintaining video files and databases, maintaining the lab webpage, and assisting with grant submissions.
Job Requirements: REQUIRED: at least one year of experience; demonstrated interest in behavioral or developmental research; experience working with young children, parents, and the community, preferably in a research setting; administrative and managerial experience; basic computer skills; organizational skills; initiative and ability to work independently; flexibility; and excellent communication skills. A bachelor's degree in psychology, cognitive science, linguistics, or related field and experience with database management and web design are preferred. Job #15564
To be considered for this position, your application material must include a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for two to three references (names, positions, emails). The contact information may be included as part of the cover letter. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org, Kary Rich, Lab Manager.
Lab Manager Early Childhood Cognition (Schulz) Lab Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences MIT, 46-4013 617-324-4859http://eccl.mit.edu/
The position will start in Summer 2018. Please also use the MIT system to apply: https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_mit/external/jobDetails/jobDetail.html?jobPostId=11789&localeCode=en-us