Candidates are being considered for a full-time Research Support Specialist position in Dr. Matthew Lerner’s Social Competence and Treatment Lab in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University.
This position is to support a NIMH R01-funded study of social functioning in children and teens with and without autism spectrum disorders.
For more information and to apply, please see here.
Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent or higher), in hand, or to be obtained by August 1, 2019. Experience in a research setting with individuals with autism spectrum disorders (work experience, internship, student, training, etc.). Experience demonstrating professional competence in research activities.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Psychology. Experience with EEG data collection. Experience interfacing with schools. Experience working with children and/or families. Research experience.
To assist in a study examining how children with and without autism spectrum disorders process social information, and how this relates to their peer interactions and friendship-making.
The selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties:
– Coordinating contact with schools & families
– Training and mentoring undergraduate students in the lab
– Conducting research visits
– Assist with managing lab materials, ordering, and data
– Assist with IRB compliance, progress reports
– Other duties or projects as assigned
This is a full time position. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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Matthew D. Lerner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, & Pediatrics
Department of Psychology
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500
Lab (SCTL) phone: 631-632-7857
Dept. Site: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/psychology/faculty/faculty_bio_pages/mlerner.html
Lab Site: http://www.lernerlab.com/