The Computational Decision-making Lab at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a full-time Research Analyst position to begin in Fall 2019. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. We are looking for applicants interested in applying a computational approach to studying human judgment and decision-making.

The Research Analyst will contribute to all aspects of our lab’s research, including (1) programming experiments and collecting data for laboratory and online studies; (2) analyzing data using practices geared toward fully reproducible science (e.g. OSF); and (3) general lab support and management. The ideal candidate will be interested in ultimately pursuing graduate study in psychology, neuroscience, data science, or a related field.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field
  • Experience developing and implement behavioral experiments in the lab and online (such as with PsychoPy, Qualtrics, jsPsych)
  • Experience interacting with human subjects
  • Experience managing large online experiments (e.g., with Amazon Mechanical Turk)
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

The ideal candidate will be able to commit to the position for at least one year. Renewal for a second year is contingent on availability of funds, satisfactory performance, acceptable progress in carrying out the assigned duties, and mutual agreement.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should apply online at https://vanderuniv.taleo.net/careersection/.vu_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=1901397&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

The application can also be accessed at https://www.vanderbilt.edu/work-at-vanderbilt/ by searching for position number 190397. Candidates will need to create an account in the Work at Vanderbilt system in order to apply.

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