Job Summary

The Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the University of Michigan, directed by Dr. Thad Polk, is seeking a full-time Lab Coordinator to help facilitate research in the lab. The successful candidate will work with lab members (including post-doctoral fellows and students) on all aspects of the lab’s operations: implementing experiments, recruiting and scheduling participants, running participants through experiments, advertising, web site maintenance, purchasing, preparing figures, etc. For more information about the lab, please visit

The review of applications will be on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Include but are not limited to:

  • Implementing experiments
  • Running participants through experiments
  • Data entry, organization, and analysis
  • Recruiting and scheduling participants
  • Assisting other lab members with their work
  • Handling interactions with the Institutional Review Boards
  • Preparing figures, purchasing, and advertising

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or Associate’s degree
  • 1 year of experience
  • Strong technical skills (e.g., data analysis and/or programming)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Degree in psychology, neuroscience, computer science, or a related field

Additional Information

This position is contingent on the availability of funding and is term-limited to 1 year with the possibility of renewal (ideally 2 total years).

Ideally this position will start sometime between June 1, 2024 and July 1, 2024.

Please contact the Polk Lab managers at ( for more information or any questions about the position.

To apply: see A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.