Job announcement for graduating seniors: Lab coordinator

Coordinator of Research Programs

The Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks to hire a Coordinator of Research Programs to conduct and facilitate research in the Communication and Language Lab. This is a full-time, 12 month, academic professional position.

The coordinator will be involved in every aspect of our research, including recruiting
participants. Participants are recruited for experiments on the use of prosody in conversation, conducting experiments (running experiments investigating prosody. These include interactive referential tasks, eye-tracking studies, memory studies, and studies on individual differences in cognitive abilities.), coding and analyzing data, supervising undergraduate assistants, and purchasing and maintaining lab equipment. The coordinator will also organize lab resources: Keeping inventory of supplies, computer equipment, research assistant hours, manage lab meetings and the laboratory experimental schedule, manage IRB compliance forms, manage consent form paperwork, help to design studies and prepare stimuli, and assist in grant and manuscript preparation.

A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field is required. Experience overseeing personnel, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are preferred. Also, experience working in a Psychology research lab and skills in computer programming are strongly preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Please create your candidate profile and upload a
cover letter and CV/resume through https://jobs.illinois.edu . To be fully considered,
all materials (including names and information for three (3) references) must be submitted by May 17, 2013. Interviews may be conducted before this date, but no
decision will be made until after the closing date. Position beginning as soon as possible after the closing date.

For information, contact Duane Watson via email at dgwatson@illinois.edu .

Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity
and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu ).

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