Lab Manager / Research Assistant 2019-03-24T01:21:04+00:00

Job description:

Lab for the Developing Mind, NYU
The Lab for the Developing Mind (PI: Moira Dillon) in the Department of Psychology at NYU is seeking a full-time Lab Manager/Research Assistant with a start date between April 15, 2019-June 15, 2019. Areas of investigation in the lab include mathematical cognition, spatial cognition, early emerging knowledge domains, symbolic and abstract thought and reasoning, and pictorial and mental imagery.  The lab uses behavioral and computational methods and tests participants ranging from infants through adults.

Responsibilities for the position include experimental design and stimuli development, running behavioral experiments with infants, children, and adults (in the lab, in museums, and/or online), participant recruitment, management and analysis of data, and lab administration (e.g., managing IRB protocols and training other lab members).

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field as well as excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Flexible working hours are also required. Previous research experience, especially with infants or children, is strongly preferred.

Additional highly desired qualifications include:
– Strong computational, statistical, and technical skills (e.g., in Matlab, R, Python)
– Experience with scientific outreach
– Familiarity with IRB protocol submissions


nterested applicants must apply through the Interfolio link ( Please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for two references. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.