Lab Manager for Child Development Lab at John Hopkins University

Seeking Lab Manager for Laboratory for Child Development

at Johns Hopkins University

This full-time position will involve overseeing all aspects of cognitive development research with infants, children, and adults in the Johns Hopkins University Laboratory for Child Development, under the direction of Dr. Lisa Feigenson and Dr. Justin Halberda in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences.  Duties will include: recruiting research participants, conducting behavioral experiments, coding infant and child behaviors, hiring, training and supervising undergraduate research assistants, maintaining a participant database, interacting with graduate and post-doctoral students, data entry and assisting with data analysis, equipment and computer purchasing and upkeep, and budgetary organization.

An undergraduate degree in psychology, cognitive science, education, philosophy, or cognitive neuroscience and experience with psychological research is required.  Ability to work well with parents, infants and young children is a must.  Computer skills and supervisory experience are strongly preferred.

The position has a 1-year minimum, with the possibility of extending to 2 or more years.  The position will begin around July 1, 2018, but start-date may be flexible.  Competitive salary and benefits are offered, commensurate with experience.

The JHU Lab for Child Development is located within the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.

To submit an application, visit the Johns Hopkins University Human Resources website at (job requisition number 9807):

Please note: The JHU Human Resources website will screen out applicants who have not already completed an undergraduate degree.  If you would like to apply and expect to graduate before July 1, 2018, please send application materials directly to, making sure to note that you are applying for this position.  You should also apply via the online portal linked above.

Be sure to include a resume or cv with contacts who will provide you with a letter of reference, as well as a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position.  Review of applications will begin immediately.


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