Duke University, Philosophy

Position ID:Duke-Philosophy-AIR1 [#26731]
Position Title: Associate In Research
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Philosophy / Neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2023/12/06 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/27, listed until 2024/05/27)
Position Description:    

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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is seeking to fill a full-time, biweekly Associate in Research position for the Moral Attitudes and Decisions lab at Duke University (MAD Lab; PI). A six-month commitment is expected January 1-June 30, 2024, with possibility for renewal. Salary commensurate with experience. No benefits included. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with an anticipated start date in January, 2024.

MAD Lab manager duties include, among others: • Organizing the lab meeting schedule • Managing lab-wide communications • Updating lab websites and email lists • Overseeing and maintaining IRB protocols • Assisting lab members with writing new IRB protocols • Assisting lab members with data collection • Submitting grant progress reports. Research assistant duties include, among others: • Designing studies • Constructing materials and setting up websites for research projects • Gathering and analyzing data for research projects • Writing and publishing papers. The ideal candidate: • Has a B.A./B.S. in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, philosophy, or a related field • Has experience collecting human subject data • Has research and writing experience in moral psychology • Has experience as a lab manager • Has very strong organizational skills • Has some knowledge of common statistical practices in psychology and neuroscience research • Has some experience programming • Has good interpersonal and communication skills. To apply, please email Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ws66@duke.edu) with a CV, contact information for 1-2 references (can be included on the CV), and a brief (no more than 1 page, no less than 1.5 line spacing) statement explaining motivation for applying to the position. Please use the subject line “MAD lab manager position” in all correspondences. Review of applications will start immediately and proceed until the position is filled. Individuals from historically marginalized backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
email address
1364 Campus Drive
201 West Duke Building
P.O. Box 90743
Durham, NC 27708