The Attention, Brain, and Cognition Lab at the University of Tennessee directed by Dr. Aaron Buss is looking for highly organized and energetic person to serve as a full-time lab manager. The lab conducts research on attention, cognition, and memory in young children and adults. Research duties will focus primarily on an ongoing 5-year NIH-funded project on executive function development in early childhood. The Lab Manager will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of the research process, from design to dissemination. Research duties include, but are not limited to: managing research projects in the lab; creating stimuli; programming experiments; recruiting participants; testing child and adult participants, using behavioral, fNIRS, and eye tracking methodologies; conducting literature searches; coding and analyzing data; assisting with manuscript editing and preparation; and preparing conference presentations. There is the possibility of becoming a co-author on manuscripts submitted for publication.
Administrative duties include, but are not limited to: recruiting, hiring, and training undergraduate volunteers; coordinating with graduate students on lab projects; managing participant scheduling; community outreach; recruitment and database management in coordination with the other developmental labs in the department; purchasing equipment; hardware/software maintenance; managing human subject protocols; assisting with expense and grant management; maintaining lab website; coordinating lab events and meetings; and general faculty support. Preferred start date of December 1, 2018 to allow for overlap with current lab manager.
Internal Number: 164206
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