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LAB MANAGER, College of Arts & Sciences, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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LAB MANAGER, College of Arts & Sciences, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Tracking Code24500622280507Job Description

The Substance Use Mechanisms, Motivations, and Interventions for Teens (SUMMIT) Lab invites applications for a lab manager. The lab manager will support research on the initiation, escalation, and treatment of adolescent substance use. The lab manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the SUMMIT lab including the execution of a National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism study of adolescents and their caregivers who are participating in treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions. The lab manager will assist in grant submissions, IRB proposals, participant recruitment, and data management. There will also be opportunities to author/co-author publications and presentations. Individuals who enjoy working with adolescents and their caregivers, are highly organized, enjoy solving problems, can work independently, and enjoy working as part of a collaborative lab setting are strongly encouraged to apply.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree (in psychology or a related field); and strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills. Desired qualifications include prior experience working with adolescents, with real- time monitoring data collection (e.g., EMA, passive mobile sensing, wearable biosensors); clinical populations; and IRB protocol submissions. Strong quantitative and technical skills are also desirable, including experience with data cleaning and statistical analysis in R and/or Python. The values of the SUMMIT Lab include having an environment that embraces diversity, promotes equity, fosters inclusion, and cultivates a sense of belonging for all individuals. Each member of our team brings their unique identities, perspectives, and lived experiences, and we leverage these differences to conduct meaningful and impactful research. We believe that clinical science will only be able to maximize its impact on the well-being of individuals when its researchers and staff better reflect the identities, lives experiences, and demographics of the communities we serve.

Required Skills

Bachelor's degree and 1-3 years' work experience required.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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