The Infant and Child Cognition Lab at Boston College

The Infant and Child Cognition Lab at Boston College is now accepting applications for a laboratory assistant beginning August, 2009. Research in the lab examines infant abilities to keep track of number and other quantities.  Duties include managing research projects in the lab, creating stimuli, programming experiments, recruiting participants, and testing infant and child subjects, with the possibility of becoming a co-author on manuscripts submitted for publication. Administrative duties include recruiting, hiring, and training undergraduate volunteers, managing subject recruitment, purchasing equipment, maintaining lab web page, coordinating lab events and meetings, and general faculty support. Preferred qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field Experience working with infants and/or children Experience assisting or conducting psychology-related research, ideally in a developmental laboratory Knowledge of Microsoft Office, prior programming experience preferred Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Minimum 1 year commitment, 2 years preferred. Please send a cover letter describing research experiences and career goals, resume, and contact information for 2 or more references to Dr. Sara Cordes at scordes@duke.edu Boston College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.