The NYU Infant Cognition and Communication Laboratory

The NYU Infant Cognition and Communication Laboratory ( under the direction of Dr. Athena Vouloumanos and the NYU Center for Child Language ( under the direction of Dr. Gary Marcus are seeking a full-time lab manager to coordinate research on language acquisition and cognitive development in infants and young children beginning at the end of August 2010 and based at NYU's Greenwich Village campus. Job duties include: (1) conducting experiments with infants, young children and adults; (2) training and supervising a staff of undergraduate research assistants; (3) general administrative duties, including data management and maintenance of budgets, lab web pages and participant recruiting systems; and (4) providing general support for the professors and other researchers in the laboratory. Candidates should have: a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related scientific field such as cognitive science; one or more years of research experience; the ability to work independently; keen attention to detail; excellent public relations skills; and the ability to interact warmly and professionally with parents and children. Strong organizational, computational, managerial, problem-solving, and analytic skills are essential. Please send a letter of interest describing your research experiences and career goals, a current resume, unofficial college transcript, and two or more reference letters to Amanda Pogue at For best consideration please apply by April 7, 2010.