NYU is currently seeking a Junior Laboratory Associate for NSF-funded "crowdsourcing neuroscience" projects. This is a joint appointment between NYU's Department of Psychology and the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
The successful candidate will work closely with a team of investigators and developers led by Dr. Suzanne Dikker (www.suzannedikker.net; clame.nyu.edu) and Prof. Dr. Camillia Matuk (steinhardt.nyu.edu/people/camillia-matuk; wp.nyu.edu/riddle). The Project Coordinator will (a) support the development and implementation of MindHive, a cloud-based citizen brain and behavior research and learning platform, and (b) support the design, data collection and analysis of real-world brain and behavior research studies.
Primary responsibilities include:
(1) project management and administration, including but not limited to: writing research protocols for Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, recruiting participants, coordinating project meetings, etc.
(2) work with neuroscientists and teachers/students to co-develop experimental paradigms;
(3) design/conduct, manage and analyze observational, behavioral and neural data;
(4) document and present study results at project meetings and conferences.
(5) contribute to writing research proposals and manuscripts.
A Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Computer Science, Educational Technology, Neuroscience, or related field; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; experience with research, including designing human behavior studies, and analyzing observational behavioral, and/or neural data
Other preferred qualifications include:
- Project coordination experience
- K-12 classroom teaching and curriculum design experience
- Frontend web development (e.g., HTML, CSS)
- Experience analyzing behavioral, survey and/or neural data
For more information about the projects, see the NSF project pageshere andhere.
The start date is flexible (ideal start date: May 15, 2021). We will consider both full-time and part-time candidates. Remote vs. in-person work will be (re)evaluated every 3 months. Application review will take place on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
To apply, please include your CV, a cover letter describing your interests and relevant experience, and the contact information of three references.
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