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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II-THE ID LAB, PSYCHOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE

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RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II-THE ID LAB, PSYCHOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Psychology and Neuroscience

Full-time Lab Manager/Research Technician, Duke University

The ID Lab (Identity and Diversity Lab), directed by Dr. Sarah Gaither at Duke University in the Psychology and Neuroscience Department seeks a full-time (with benefits) lab manager/research technician beginning July 2018 (preferred but flexible). The initial appointment would be for one year, with the possibility to extend for additional years based on performance and continued funding. The lab manager/research technician will manage all aspects of the research program investigating social identities, social perceptions, and social behavior with both adult and child populations. This position will be partially funded by a National Science Foundation grant focusing on possible regional differences in the development of race and gender perceptions for 4-5 year olds from diverse backgrounds.

Responsibilities include:
- overseeing day-to-day lab operations - designing, running, and analyzing experiments with children and adults
- coordinating, training, and proactively working with undergraduate research assistants
- working with the Social Sciences Research Institute for both study implementation and participant recruitment with an emphasis on racially/ethnically diverse populations
- maintaining IRB protocols, budgeting, website, etc.
- assisting in planning lab events and meetings

Preferred qualifications: - a bachelor's degree in social or developmental psychology or a related discipline
- one or more years of research experience, preferably with children and/or racially diverse populations
- excellent organizational and multitasking skills and the ability to work independently
- strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
- extremely efficient in email correspondence - programming skills in Qualtrics, Direct RT, Media Lab, Mechanical Turk and knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and SPSS or R
- working knowledge of image and/or video design and editing (e.g. Photoshop, Final Cut) This position is ideal for individuals who wish to pursue research in the future. The lab manager/research technician will be involved with scientific presentations at conferences, the writing of journal manuscripts, and the ability to start their own projects in collaboration with Dr. Gaither and her graduate students.

Within your online application, the department requests a cover letter including the links for two letters of recommendation. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Requisition Number
401398262

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
951 RESEARCH TECHNICIAN II

Job Family Level
08

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, 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 robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a bachelor's degree in botany, biology, zoology or otherscience related scientific field.

Experience

None required above education/training requirement.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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Posted: 3/23/2018
Application Due: 4/25/2018
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