Laboratory Technician III

Rochester, NY


Position Summary

The Rosengren Laboratory in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester is seeking to hire a full-time lab manager.

The lab manager will coordinate several research projects investigating cognitive and motor development in infants and young children. Primary responsibilities include participant recruitment, data collection, team member training, and administrative management. This position will include opportunities to grow as a developmental scientist, and would be especially well suited for someone interested in graduate studies in developmental psychology or a related field. This is a one-year position with possibility of renewal. Preferred start date is June 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in psychology, human development, or related field, plus 3-4 years specialized experience in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • At least two years of experience working with children, preferably in a research setting

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. in psychology, human development, or a related field

  • Ability to proactively multi-task, work independently, and lead small groups

  • Comfort interacting professionally with research partners (e.g., teachers, parents)

  • Willingness to travel to data collection sites not accessible by public transit

  • Willingness to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed for lab activities

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficiency with common software (e.g., SPSS, Excel, Power Point)

Specific Responsibilities

  • Participant Recruitment: Coordinate with research partners (e.g. - schools, community centers, museums, libraries, families); grow participant database; maintain positive ongoing relationships (20%)

  • Data Collection: Coordinate consent and assent; administer individual interviews, surveys, and experimental protocols with children (20%)

  • Team Member Training: Recruit, train, schedule, and monitor teams of Research Assistants engaged in data collection, data entry, and other administrative tasks (20%)

  • Study Development: Assist with the development of research protocols including audio and video editing, literature reviews (20%)

  • Lab Administration: Monitor project budgets; maintain and order la b equipment and supplies; assist with IRB and research ethics; troubleshoot day-to-day challenges (20%)

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 15.38 - $ 21.54 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: The College
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 077
Schedule: 8:30 AM-5 PM; OCC WKENDS