Updated 06/03/2024.

Lab Coordinator position in the Boston Area

The Language Learning Lab located in Boston, MA seeks a full-time lab coordinator to work under the supervision of PI Joshua Hartshorne and support research in the domains of cognitive science, developmental psychology, psycholinguistics, and artificial intelligence. This role is ideal for recent graduates considering graduate studies in a related field.


The full description and application procedure can be found here

Research Technician @ Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-being

Aaron Seitz and Susanne Jaeggi at the Brain Game Center for Mental Fitness and Well-being seek a Research Technician to assist in studies focused on measuring and training cognitive processes. Primary responsibilities will include leading and managing studies focused on digital cognitive assessments (e.g., vision, hearing, attention, memory, etc) and digital cognitive training programs. We work with diverse populations, including ages (ranging from children to older adults), neurodiverse individuals and those with perceptual and cognitive needs, thus, candidates should be sensitive to the needs of different people, also including people of different backgrounds (i.e., race, culture, gender, socioeconomic status, etc). Additionally, an ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal, communication, and project management skills, who can work well in both remote and in-person settings with PIs, graduate students, undergraduate students, programmers, designers, community partners, and national/international collaborators.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Engage with potential participants through various recruitment methods (e.g., flyers, ads, events, etc) and train, support, and supervise research assistants and staff to help with participant recruitment
  • Develop study tools (e.g., tracking forms, questionnaires, administration protocols), train research assistants on study procedures, and run participants through study procedures.
  • Verify participant data daily to ensure collection is accurate and process data with MATLAB, Python, and R scripts as needed
  • Prepare and maintain IRB materials
  • Order, inventorize, and manage lab equipment and office supplies; coordinate with financial department and IT on equipment orders and updates as needed
  • Supervise day-to-day lab operations and issues that arise and report them to supervisors
  • Assist with coordinating and organizing Lab in Cognition courses

Full Job Description & Application Link: https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Research-Technician_R124353