Dr. Gabard-Durnam is hiring a Lab Manager to join our PINE Lab (https://www.plasticityinneurodevelopmentlab.com) community at Northeastern University to start summer 2023.
Duties and Responsibilities: We are seeking a full-time Lab Manager to work on our upcoming Project PINESEED, examining neurodevelopmental mechanisms linking early experiences of stress and adversity to sensory and social learning in sensitive periods using EEG and MRI methods. The person in this role will gain experience with all aspects of the research process, which could serve as a launch pad to graduate studies.
Primary responsibilities of the position include: (1) community engagement and relationship building; (2) recruitment and acquiring data from infants, caregivers, and children using behavioral, biological, and brain imaging techniques (both MRI and EEG); (3) data management and lab management (interacting with IRB, managing financial reimbursement, managing our database etc); (4) manuscript preparation with primary authorship opportunities; and (5) collaborative teamwork with others in the lab on data projects.
This role pays a salary of $56,000 with benefits and an expected start date of summer 2023.
Basic Qualifications: B.A/B.S in developmental/clinical psychology, neuroscience, or a related field. The coordinator must possess excellent organizational and communication skills, and must demonstrate the ability to work independently. Hours will vary week-to-week and will sometimes include evenings and weekends.
Additional Qualifications: A two-year commitment is preferred. Experience with data collection in infants or populations that have experienced adversity is preferred. Experience with EEG or fMRI data acquisition and analysis is not necessary, but helpful.
Dr. Gabard-Durnam specifically encourages individuals from under-represented groups in science to reach out about this opportunity.
Applications will be accepted immediately until the position is filled.