Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-P&N-AIR_MACLAB [#27431]
Position Title: Associate in Research (Lab Manager)
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Developmental Psychology
Appl Deadline:2024/08/31 11:59PMhelp popup** (posted 2024/04/01, listed until 2024/08/31)
Position Description:   URMs  

Associate in Research (acting Lab Manager) 
Duke University Department of Psychology & Neuroscience 
Mind & Culture Lab, Dr. Dorsa Amir 

The Mind & Culture (MAC) Lab, directed by Dr. Dorsa Amir in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University seeks a full-time Associate in Research (acting Lab Manager) beginning ideally August 2024 (flexible). The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility to extend for additional years based on performance and funding. 

The Associate in Research/Lab Manager will manage all aspects of the research program at the MACLab, which investigates cultural influence on the development of behavior, preferences, and decision-making using the tools of experimental psychology and anthropology. Importantly, the candidate should be comfortable travelling both locally and internationally to countries such as Ecuador, Kenya, and Namibia. 

Responsibilities Include: 

Preferred Qualifications: 

This position offers substantial research experience and would be perfect for someone highly motivated to undertake graduate study (in developmental psychology or otherwise). The Associate in Research/Lab Manager will be involved with scientific presentations, manuscripts, and they will start their own projects in collaboration with Dr. Amir and her students and Postdoctoral scholars. 

This is a full time, non-exempt position, eligible for all Duke benefits (https://hr.duke.edu/benefits). The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal, dependent on successful performance and funding. 

Interested individuals should apply through Academic Jobs Online and include their current CV; a cover letter explaining their fit for this position (one page maximum); and email contact information for at least 3 references. Only applicants that have applied through Academic Jobs Online will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. If you are not able to upload your application materials or if letter writers would prefer to upload their letters directly, please complete your application and email those materials to Meghann Koffi at meghann.koffi@duke.edu to be uploaded manually.


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Further Info:
https://www.mindandculturelab.com/
 
417 Chapel Drive
Box 90086
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0086