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Postdoctoral Research Associate, CORE Lab

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2023

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, CORE Lab

About the Opportunity

The CORE Lab at Northeastern University is seeking a postdoctoral research scholar to join our team investigating the relationship between cognition and science education. Current projects in the lab investigate how people's intuitive theories and biases influence how they learn science (e.g., biology, ecology, climate change), understand the social world, and conceptualize phenomena like crime and punishment, religion, and history.


  • Collaboration as a team member on multiple research projects

  • Supervising and coordinating undergraduate research assistants

  • Working with PI to mentor doctoral students

  • Designing experiments, collecting data, analyzing and writing papers for publication

  • Pursuing independent research projects consistent with the focus of the CORE Lab


    PhD degree in psychology or related field, interest in applied cognitive research.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience designing and executing research studies in on intuitive thinking and science education, previous research experience in CORE Lab.

    Position Type


    Additional Information

    Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

    Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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