The Social Cognition & Psychopathology Lab at the University of Rochester, directed by David Dodell-Feder, Ph.D., is seeking to hire a full-time lab manager to start this fall (start date flexible). The lab manager will coordinate and oversee a series of research projects aimed at understanding and intervening upon social cognitive impairment in people at risk for and diagnosed with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. Primary responsibilities include data collection using clinical interview, behavioral, and neuroimaging methods (e.g., fMRI), data analysis, participant recruitment and screening, administrative management of research studies, and assistance in the preparation of grants, presentations, and manuscripts. This position is well-suited for someone interested in pursuing graduate studies in clinical psychology, cognitive neuroscience, or a related field. Two-year commitment is strongly preferred.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field with at least 1-2 years of research experience; excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to multi-task and work independently; comfort interacting with people of diverse backgrounds, including individuals with serious mental illness; schedule flexibility to work some weeknights/weekends; strong programming, statistical, and/or web development experience/skills (e.g., R, MATLAB, Python). The following experiences are highly preferred, but are not required to be considered for the position: Experience collecting and analyzing functional/structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data; prior work with clinical populations (e.g., clinical interviewing) or in clinical settings.
To Apply: Interested applicants should email a cover letter (outlining interest in the position, relevant experience, and long-term goals), CV, and contact information for two references to David Dodell-Feder (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will start immediately and will be ongoing until the position is filled. More information about the position can be found at the University of Rochester’s (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled) jobs website here (Job ID: 222354).