The Neuroscience Lab at Bates College is seeking a highly motivated post-baccalaureate lab manager for a 2-year full-time NSF-funded position. The selected candidate will be involved in running studies, training students in data collection and analysis, organizing IRB documents, and managing scheduling of data collection.
The position is available starting immediately. Applications should include a CV, cover letter, and contact information of three references.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a recent graduate in neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, computer science, or math. A successful candidate for the position must have:
Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills.
A curious mind; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to synthesize complex or diverse information.
Desire to work with collaborators across disciplines. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to develop and maintain collegial relationships. Must be flexible, collaborative and have a positive attitude.
Ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision and within established guidelines.
Proficiency in basic data management systems and basic computer applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Willingness and ability to learn additional applications as needed.
Ability and willingness to travel (by car, air, train or bus) domestically and internationally as needed.
Personal commitment to excellence and the mission of a top-tier small liberal arts college.
Demonstrated ability to work productively in a diverse and multi-disciplinary academic and research environment.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity and to serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community with diplomacy and tact.
Successful completion of a criminal background check.
Bates College offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits (health, dental, 9% retirement contribution with potential for an additional 3% match, 12 paid holidays, free parking, access to library and athletic facilities & more) and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and smoke-free workplace.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. This position requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background screening. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (References will not be contacted without your permission.)
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About Bates College
Founded in 1855, Bates is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, with a long history of commitments to principles of human dignity and diversity.Since its inception, Bates has been a coeducational, nonsectarian, residential college with special commitments to academic rigor and to programs and opportunities by qualified learners of all backgrounds. Historically, Bates students and graduates have linked education with service, leadership, and obligations beyond themselves.Bates has highly competitive admission, graduates over 90% of its entering students, and over half of its alumni earn graduate degrees. Bates has 1,700 students, 200 faculty members and 550 staff and administrative employees.The College is proud of its strong involvements in the Lewiston-Auburn communities, Maine’s second largest urban area, with a population of approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 109-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, Maine, a lively small city enjoying an exciting economic and cultural revitalization. With an engaged citizenry, lively arts scene, and historic downtown, this walkable city is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 340 miles north of New York City.