Lab Coordinator: Research in Spatial Cognition

The Research in Spatial Cognition (RISC) Laboratory at Temple University, directed by Dr. Thomas Shipley and Dr. Nora Newcombe, is hiring a laboratory manager to coordinate research on spatial learning and cognition. The position is for 2 years, starting between June 1 and August 1, 2020.

Lab Coordinator duties may include:

  • Management of day-to-day lab operations
  • Recruitment of study participants
  • Stimuli design and creation
  • Data collection, coding, and analysis
  • Management of IRB protocols
  • Research grants administration and accounting
  • Hiring, training and supervising of research assistants

Lab Coordinators also have the opportunity to collaborate in research projects of their choice.

Required qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Psychology or related field
  • At least 6 months experience working in a research setting
  • Research interest in learning, memory, cognitive neuroscience and/or spatial cognition

Preferred qualifications:

  • Computer skills and proficiency with MS Office
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, writing, and organizational skills
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population of participants
  • Proficiency with SPSS
  • Interest in attending graduate school

If interested, please send a resume/CV and cover letter to Rebecca Adler, current lab manager, at . Please visit our website ( for more information about the lab.