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Research Scientist II

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Title: Research Scientist II
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 230199
About Us The School of Psychology at Georgia Tech is one of the leading science and engineering institutions of higher education in the world. Unlike many of our peers, our home college is the College of Science, which also houses the likes of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Math. You’ll see we have a structure of 5 programs which include Industrial Organizational, Cognition and Brain Science, Cognitive Aging, Quantitative and Engineering Psychology that help us manage the research efforts and provide focused training to our graduate students, but I can tell you that all of the faculty move easily between areas. Finally, you may notice that we are small, intentionally. It allows us to focus our research and our training in a way that has made us exceptional.

I hope you enjoy visiting us virtually, and hopefully someday in person. The Faculty, Grad Students, Undergraduates, and Staff are eager to meet you.


Atlanta, GA USA

Job Summary

The School of Psychology is looking to fill a new Research Scientist II position with specialized training in psychometrics of working memory and attention control, design of experiments, and complex data analysis involving structural equation modeling.

This position will take primary responsibility for conducting studies on measures of fluid intelligence and the ability to control attention and assess how those measures predict performance in complex jobs such as pilot and air traffic control. Additionally, this person will submit grant proposals to support this work. This position is critical to the completion of concrete milestones. The position also strongly enables the success of graduate students, whose research is an essential component of their training. The Research Scientist in this position will provide essential day-to-day guidance for such students.

Required Qualifications

A Masters degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree, or A Masters degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or A Doctoral degree.

Contact Information For additional information about this job opening, please contact Prof. Randall Engle at [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel.
This position does not require security clearance.

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