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Lab Manager, Psychology
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2023
Title Lab Manager, Psychology
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Psychology - General
The Buffalo Early Learning Lab, at the University at Buffalo (PI: Dr. Federica Bulgarelli) is seeking an excited, competent, and detail-oriented full time Lab Manager to be an active member of our research team. The Lab Manager will assist with empirical research in the lab, which focuses on language learning in multiple contexts, using a variety of approaches and populations.

The position involves interacting with families, infants and toddlers, as well as adult participants and a team of researchers from the undergraduate to the postdoctoral level. Methodologies include looking time paradigms (with infants and toddlers), eye tracking (with infants, children, and adults), and corpus analyses.

Primary responsibilities of the lab manager:
  • Assisting graduate students, postdocs and the PI in designing, creating, running, and analyzing experiments with infants, toddlers, and adults,
  • Assisting in recruitment and building of a participant database,
  • Involvement in planning lab events and meetings, as well as outreach events in the community,
  • Organizing tasks, Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols, and records in the lab
The lab manager will also have opportunities for contribution to ongoing research projects, leading to the possibility of contributing to scientific presentations and publications. This is an ideal position for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to further their research experience. The ideal candidate has the ability to work both independently and collaboratively; is detail-oriented with strong organizational skills; is able to problem solve creatively and is enthusiastic about developmental research. The position could include some non-traditional hours and possible travel to local museum to accommodate data collection and supervision, but this will be worked out on a case-by-case basis.

This is a limited term position and is reviewed on an annual basis for renewal.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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