Lab Manager Position @ the Columbia Social & Moral Cognition Lab

Under the supervision of Dr. Larisa Heiphetz Solomon, the lab manager will provide assistance with research in Columbia’s Social and Moral Cognition Lab. Studies in our lab focus on children’s and adults’ moral cognition, with some work investigating morality within the contexts of religion and the legal system. Additional information about our lab, including access to the lab's publications, is available here:

The lab manager will assist with research and perform administrative duties. Typical research responsibilities include creating stimuli, recruiting participants, collecting data, and entering/coding results. Typical administrative responsibilities include organizing and maintaining a participant database, ordering supplies, and facilitating the preparation of forms and reports (e.g., IRB documentation). Past lab managers have also presented at conferences and co-authored manuscripts based on projects where their involvement was particularly in-depth. 

This is a one-year position with the strong expectation of renewal for a second year and possibility of further renewals for additional years. Start date can be arranged with the PI and is expected to be sometime between June 1st, 2024, and September 1st, 2024. Review of applications will begin on December 15th, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary will be based on Columbia University’s guidelines and starts at $39,200 for this position. The lab manager will also be eligible for benefits; see

 Application Instructions:

Please apply online at Applicants must submit a CV/resume and cover letter to be considered for this role. The cover letter should be 1-2 pages long and include a discussion of research interests and past research experiences. The cover letter should also list the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references.

  • Paid job
  • Professional development
  • Research
  • Post-graduation