The Psychology Department is seeking a Research Specialist for a research lab studying comparative cognition, numerical cognition, and the neuroscience behind it. A major current focus of the research is to study how training the number sense might facilitate mathematical abilities in children.
The Research Specialist will oversee and implement data collection with children for a new NSF grant. The position requires knowledge of MatLab programming (or demonstrated ability to learn MatLab quickly), administering standardized tests and other assessments to children, and data analysis skills. The position requires supervising undergraduate research assistants and working closely with postdoctoral and graduate students’ research projects. The position also involves basic administrative tasks such as overseeing petty cash use to pay subjects, purchasing, and coordinating IRB protocols.
Internal Number: 40646
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