The Cognitive Development Laboratory at Wesleyan University
Lab Coordinator, Cognitive Development Laboratory The Cognitive Development Laboratory at Wesleyan University (http://cogdev.research.wesleyan.edu) announces a lab coordinator position starting July 1, 2010. A second, equivalent position may also become available, pending funding. The lab coordinator will assist with a series of studies on preschool children’s number development as well as other general duties in the lab, working with Profs. Anna Shusterman and Hilary Barth. Duties include hiring and supervision of undergraduate research assistants; recruiting and scheduling participants; maintaining participant database; coordinating with preschools to participate in our research; data entry and record keeping; running participants through studies; literature searches; assisting with the preparation of conference abstracts, manuscripts, and grants; and assisting with the preparation and delivery of workshops and outreach activities for parents and teachers. The lab coordinator will have significant opportunity to be directly involved in research, earn authorship on a paper, and attend at least two major research conferences. Key qualifications include a BA in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or a related field; prior research experience (experimental or developmental preferred); exceptional organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail; computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, SPSS), and intellectual interest in language and cognitive development. Please send: (1) CV or resume, (2) cover letter detailing interests, relevant experience, and future educational or career goals, and (3) contact information for three references to: Sarah Edelman, firstname.lastname@example.org.