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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

Schedule

8:30 AM-5 PM; OCC WKENDS

Responsibilities

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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