Job description

JOB NO.: 93985-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 93985-AS

Working Title: Lab Manager



FTE: 50% - 75%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: This position will end on MAY 19, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $25,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

BA or BS in Psychology or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in a research environment.
Preferred qualifications:
- Experience in running human subjects research
- Interest in qualitative and quantitative analysis
- Interest in social psychology, prejudice, social norms, interventions, sustainability, and related areas
- An interest in and/or knowledge of simulations in statistics
- Experience with HTML and CSS, and with website design
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
- Excellent analytical and writing ability
- Good interpersonal skills and leadership
- Knowledge of using Microsoft office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Experience with SPSS, R, Qualtrics, and/or other research software or coding

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Brauer Group Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is looking for a 50%-75% part-time lab manager to assist Dr. Markus Brauer and his graduate students coordinate and conduct studies. Research in the lab focuses on group phenomena. The goal is to understand how peoples thought processes, perceptions of others, and behaviors are affected by being member of a social group/category (e.g., African Americans, homosexuals, managers). Members of the lab study these issues from both basic science and applied, public intervention perspectives. More information on the lab and our activities can be found at:

The lab manager assists on all on-going lab projects including research on (a) prejudice & discrimination and (b) the antecedents of normative tightness/looseness in groups. S/he will also contribute to the development of new projects, including the designing and testing of social interventions aimed at changing peoples sustainable behaviors.

Additional Information:

The position will start on August 20, 2018. This is a 9 month (academic year) position.
**This position may be extended or become renewable**


Markus Brauer
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

How to Apply: Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Markus Brauer 608-890-3313 [email protected]

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Apr 2 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Apr 30 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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