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Research Technician

Company: Princeton University
Location: Princeton
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Research TechnicianUS-NJ-PrincetonJob ID: 9Type: Part-Time# of Openings: 1Category: Research and LaboratoryPrinceton UniversityOverviewA half-time research technician position is available in Uri Hasson's lab at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University. We seek candidates with a background in longitudinal and developmental research and substantial experience in management and operations of medium sized research teams, who are enthusiastic about bringing their expertise to address fundamental problems in cognitive psychology using cutting edge technologies.The Hasson lab focuses on communication and social behavior and has launched a large-scale longitudinal developmental study together with the Baby Lab at the Department of Psychology. For this position we are seeking a motivated and highly organized individual to supervise the in-home data collection efforts.We are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual who is interested in contributing to a range of exciting tasks and projects at the lab, who will be able to identify aspects in our operation management that can be improved and will develop and lead new efforts to do so.This appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding. Please email Dr. Liat Hasenfratz at with any questions about the position.ResponsibilitiesManage human-subject research arm of the project. This includes overseeing the design and application of in-home testing, data-collection and data-sharing protocols. Submission and modification of IRB protocols. Supervise RAs and undergrads who are working on the project to annotate data. Monitor technical personnel who are interacting with the data of the 1kD project. Ensure data security protocol is followed.Organize subject payments on the 1kD project, payments of contractors. This includes monthly preparation of invoices for subject payments. And assistance with Concur payments of project expenditures.Assist with lab management; organization of lab meetings and events, such as the upcoming workshop and hackathon in 2023. Order lab supplies.Qualifications Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (BA, BS) in Psychology/Neuroscience/Linguistics or a related field.Over 5 years of experience as lab manager or related managerial position.Practical experience with longitudinal and developmental data collection.Practical experience with IRB protocol submissions and maintenance.Excellent organizational and communication skills.Strong attention to details. Outstanding references. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Qualtrics, PsychoPy.Experience with different aspects of psychological research (questionnaire data, experimental set-ups).Experience with techniques behavioral coding, annotation of video data and data analysis. Experience with methods in computational neuroscience.Experience with programming in Python, Matlab, R, and/or Javascript This position is subject to the University's background check policy.Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. KNOW YOUR RIGHTS


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