LAB MANAGER

Job no: 231879-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/PSYCHOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

Dr. Green runs the Learning and Transfer Lab that studies human learning, in particular in the perceptual, motor, and cognitive domains. The lab manager will assist in conducting research in those areas. The research falls under three broad themes: transfer of learning, rate of learning, and depth of learning.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

B.A. or B.S. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, or other related field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least one year of experience in a research environment (e.g., serving as an undergraduate research assistant; conducting a senior thesis; etc.). Must have basic data science skills -- minimum Excel, but basic programming and/or statistics skills are preferred (R/Python especially, but including SPSS or SAS). Good communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with research personnel preferred.

Department(s):

A487400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/PSYCHOLOGY/PSYCHOLOGY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $33,678 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Associate Research Specialist, Research Specialist, or Senior Research Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Dr. C. Shawn Green, cshawn.green@wisc.edu.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

C. Shawn Green
cshawn.green@wisc.edu
608-263-4868
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

231879-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Mar 2 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 31 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

Similar jobs

Similar jobs