Research Coordinator for Language and Cognitive Development Lab at Stanford University

Social Science Research Coordinator

Interested in language, cognition, and development? The Department of Psychology is looking for a full time Research Coordinator. This is a one year fixed-term position with possibility of renewal. The RC will assist with empirical work on language learning, play, social development, and cross-cultural cognition. Duties will include assisting in designing, creating, running, and analyzing experiments with infants, children, and adults (including experiments delivered using web-based platforms), frequent e-mail/phone communication, scheduling and record-keeping, and participating in lab events and meetings.

Other optional opportunities: The RA may have opportunities for scientific involvement in conference presentations and journal articles. The position is ideal for individuals who wish to further their research training.

RA should have working knowledge of MS Office. The RA must have great organizational and communication skills. S/he must be a quick learner, shows initiative and can work independently. Previous research experience with children is strongly preferred. Additional technical skills such as programming (Python or R for data analysis, JavaScript/HTML/CSS for web programming), statistical knowledge, and/or behavior coding and analysis (e.g., datavyu/Elan) will be a plus.

The application is available at https://careersearch.stanford.edu/jobs/soc-science-rsch-coord-6529.

Michael C. Frank
David and Lucile Packard Professor of Human Biology
Stanford University
http://langcog.stanford.edu

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