The Aging Well Lab in the Center for Vital Longevity at The University of Texas at Dallas, under the direction of Kendra Seaman, Ph.D., is currently seeking to hire a full-time Lab Manager beginning in September 1, 2019. The position is a minimum of a one-year commitment (renewable). Dr. Seaman will be joining UTD as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2019.
The lab’s research will focus on using basic and translational scientific research studies to promote health and wellbeing across adulthood. We will use a wide variety of behavioral, modeling and neuroimaging techniques. Please see https://sites.duke.edu/kseaman/for more information on our lab’s focus and ongoing projects.
Primary responsibilities for the Lab Manager will include (1) setting up the new lab, (2) assisting with the design and implementation of behavioral, eye-tracking, and fMRI experiments, (3) recruitment and testing of human subjects, (3) coordinating and training research assistants, and (5) preprocessing and analysis of experimental data.
Job qualifications include a BA or BS in psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics, data science, or a related field. Strong applicants from other fields may be considered. Excellent organizational, time management, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills are required.
Preferred qualifications include prior experience with experimental design, programming of behavioral tasks, human subject data collection, and data analysis. Technical skills (e.g. Python, R, Unix) are also highly desired, but not required. Prior experience managing teams of people and/or an interest in psychological and neurobiological changes across adulthood is also a plus.
Individuals from backgrounds that are underrepresented or nontraditional in science are strongly encouraged to apply.
For full consideration, please submit (1) a CV or resume and (2) a cover letter detailing research experience, interests, and technical expertise here by June 28, 2019.
Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Kendra Seaman (Kendra.Seaman@utdallas.edu).