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University of Rochester Laboratory Technician III - 228402 in Rochester, New York

Laboratory Technician III Job ID 228402

Location The College Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 077 Brain and Cognitive Sciences




Position Summary

The Rosengren Laboratory in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester is seeking to hire a full-time lab manager.

The lab manager will coordinate several research projects investigating cognitive and motor development in infants and young children. Primary responsibilities includ e participant recruitment, data collection, team member training, and administrative management. This position will include opportunities to grow as a developmental scientist, and would be especially well suited for someone int erested in graduate studies in developmental psychology or a related field. This is a one-year position with possibility of renewal. Preferred start date is June 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in psychology, human development , or related field, plus 3-4 years specialized experience in related field, or equivalent combination of education and ex perience.

  • At lea st two years of experience working with children, preferably in a research setting

    Preferred Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. in psychology, human development, or a related field

  • Ability to proactively multi-task, work independently, and lead small groups

  • Comfort interacting professionally with research partners (e.g. , teachers, parents)

  • Willingness to travel to data collection sites not accessib le by public transit

  • Willingness to work early mornings, evenings , and weekends as needed for lab activities

  • Exce llent organizational skills

  • Proficiency with common software (e.g., SPSS , Exce l , Power Point)

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Participant Recruitment: Coordinate with research partners (e.g. - schools, community centers, museums, librari es, families); grow participant database; maintain positive ongoing relationships (20%)

  • Data Collection: Coordinate consent and assent ; administer indi v idual interviews , surveys, and experimental protocols with children (20%)

  • Team Member Tra ining: Recruit, train, schedule , and monitor teams of Research Assistants engaged in data collection, data entry, and other adm ini strative tasks (20%)

  • Study Development: Assist with the development of research protocols including audio and video editing, literature reviews (20%)

  • Lab Adm inistration: Monitor project budgets; maintain and order l a b equipment and supplies; assist with IRB and research et hic s; troubleshoot day-to-day challenges (20%)

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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