Job Announcement, September 2021: Lab Manager (Research Associate)

Haskins Laboratories, 300 George Street, Suite 900, New Haven CT 06511

Project Director: Dr. David J. Lewkowicz

 

Qualified individuals are invited to apply for a full-time Lab Manager (Research Associate) at Haskins Laboratories (https://haskinslabs.org). The successful candidate will join the Language Learning and Multisensory Brain (LLAMB) lab co-directed by Drs. Richard Aslin and David J. Lewkowicz (https://llamblab.haskins.yale.edu/) and will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Lewkowicz.

 

The Lewkowicz lab investigates the development of multisensory processing and attention in typically developing infants, children, and adults with a focus on speech and language. This is a benefits-earning position and a 2-year commitment is preferrable. This position is funded by a new grant from that National Science Foundation and the candidate will be joining a team of 3 current research associates as well as several postdoctoral fellows in a dynamic laboratory environment that includes collaborations and interactions with colleagues in the Department of Psychology at Yale University as well as the Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center. The lab manager’s duties include recruitment, scheduling, and testing of infants, children, and adults in the lab, at off-campus sites, and on online platforms (e.g., Lookit). Additional tasks include data management, database maintenance, supervision of student research assistants, and administrative responsibilities (e.g., IRB).

 

Requirements include:

 

  • BA or BS in psychology, cognitive science, or related field
  • At least 1-year experience working in a research lab with infants and young children
  • Experience with eye tracking (Eye Link or Tobii)
  • Strong computer and statistical skills (e.g., SPSS, Matlab, R, Excel macro programming)
  • Video editing skills (e.g., Adobe Premiere, After Effects)
  • Experience with data management software
  • Strong managerial skills
  • Highly attentive to details, excellent interpersonal skills, capacity to work independently as well as with others in a complex, demanding, and exciting research environment

  

Interested applicants should contact Tammy Ursini, Administrative Coordinator () with a cover letter, resume, copy of (unofficial) transcripts, and the names of three potential references.  Please note “Lewkowicz Lab” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled (the start date is flexible). Compensation is commensurate with skills and experience.

 

Haskins Laboratories is a private, non-profit research institute with a primary focus on speech, language, reading, and their biological basis. Haskins has long-standing, formal affiliations with the University of Connecticut and Yale University. Haskins Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.