Seeking Postdoctoral Associate and Full-Time Lab Manager for 2019-2020

Thursday, May 16, 2019

We are now hiring to fill 2 new research positions in Psychology at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Applications are sought for (1) a Postdoctoral Associate and (2) a full-time Lab Manager. Successful candidates will work closely with Dr. Igor Grossmann to coordinate and initiate research on topics represented in the Wisdom and Culture Lab (uwaterloo.ca/wisdom-and-culture-lab).

 

Postdoc Position: Applicants for the postdoc position must have a PhD in Psychology or related field and excellent writing and quantitative skills (incl. proficiency in R). Though not essential, candidates should preferably have a specialization in Cognitive or Social Psychology, an interest/background in research on one of the themes: cognitive science, stress/emotion regulation, and/or big data analytics. The position has a flexible timeline, with a preference for a 2-year commitment. A competitive salary, including benefits, will be provided. Postdoctoral candidates who have their own funding may also apply. Participation in department-wide activities and collaborations will be encouraged, as applicable.

Lab manager: Applicants for the full-time project manager position should have an undergraduate degree in Psychology or related field, with a desire to gain valuable research experience before applying to graduate school. The position has a flexible timeline, with a preference for a 2-year commitment. A competitive salary, including benefits, will be provided. The position will involve coordination of grant-funded research studies, including participant recruitment and data collection and management. The successful applicant will benefit from unique opportunities to participate and train in experimental, survey, and big data research methods within an academic setting and to gain exposure to a community population from the greater Waterloo area. Preferred qualifications include an excellent academic record, strong interpersonal, leadership, writing, and organizational skills, programing skills (R, Python), and experience with data management and analyses.

How to apply: please submit a cover-letter, 2 page biographic information containing relevant research experience and career goals, two best writing samples, and contact info of 3 referees to nmivallb@gmail.com, specifying the position you apply for in the subject line.

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