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Social Psychology Lab Manager at Indiana University (PI: Mary Murphy)
Indiana University
Psychological and Brain Sciences

The Mind and Identity in Context Lab at Indiana University (directed by Dr. Mary Murphy) is seeking applicants for a full-time paid lab manager position. The lab manager will gain intimate knowledge of the research process by overseeing the implementation of lab and field studies, supervising research assistants, and handling lab communications.

This appointment will be begin June 1, 2017 (start date in negotiable) and applicants should expect to commit at least 2 years to the position. The successful candidate will work closely with the PI, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate RAs in the lab. Duties include hiring and training undergraduate research assistants, managing the scheduling of both research assistants and paid participants, purchasing and maintaining lab supplies and equipment, helping with IRB protocol submissions, overseeing the department-wide, pre-test survey, and initiating internal communications with university staff.

Qualifications: Candidates with the following credentials and experiences are encouraged to apply:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in psychology or a related field

  • Previous research experience as a research assistant, lab manager, or a similar position

  • Previous experience with project and personnel management

  • Strong detail orientation

  • Computer proficiency and comfort with Microsoft Office programs

  • Knowledge and interest in social psychology

Application: A complete application will include the following components:

  • Cover Letter detailing the applicant’s relevant experience and interests

  • Resume or CV

  • 2 Letters of recommendation that can speak to the applicant’s research and/or management experiences

Completed applications should be emailed to:

Mary Murphy

Associate Professor

Indiana University

Mary C. Murphy
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
1101 East 10th Street
Bloomington IN, 47405
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