Wesleyan University Cognitive Development Lab

      The Cognitive Development Lab at Wesleyan University anticipates
hiring a new research associate/lab manager to work in the laboratory
of Professor Hilary Barth. The position requires primarily assisting
with a series of studies on the development of numerical thinking, in
addition to other lab coordination duties.

Duties include:
- Hiring and supervising undergraduate research assistants
- Recruiting and scheduling participants; maintaining participant databases
- Coordinating preschool and grade school participation in research
- Literature searches, data entry, and meticulous record-keeping
- Planning and conducting studies with children and adults
- Assisting with preparation of conference abstracts, manuscripts, and grants
- Management of IRB protocols

The position has a one-year minimum, with a possibility of extending
to two or more years. The research associate/lab manager will have
opportunities to be directly involved in research, to earn authorship
on a paper, and to attend a major research conference.

Preferred qualifications:
Degree in cognitive science, psychology, or related field; prior
experimental research experience; at least one semester's experience
working with children between the ages of 3 and 8 in a research
setting; excellent computer skills (in a Mac environment); excellent
written and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal
qualities and leadership; exceptional organizational skills and
attention to detail; intellectual interest in cognitive development

If interested, please send a cover letter detailing your interests and
relevant experience, current CV/resume, and contact information for
three (3) references to Jennifer Garcia (jgarcia02@wesleyan.edu).

Hilary Barth
Department of Psychology
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT 06459-0408
E-mail:  hbarth@wesleyan.edu
Phone: (860) 685-2468
Personal: http://hbarth.faculty.wesleyan.edu/
Lab: http://cogdev.research.wesleyan.edu/