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The Neuroscience and Education Lab is seeking a Research Assistant Professor with expertise in developmental science to work with Professor Clancy Blair on a research project examining the development of self-regulation in children in predominantly low-income, non-urban communities in the US. Candidates are expected to have completed a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology or related discipline by the time of appointment, to have strong analytical skills for quantitative data, excellent writing and communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a research environment. For full details, please see the posting.

Those interested in applying for the position, please email a letter of interest including a statement of research, a curriculum vitae, three representative publications, and names and contact information for three individuals who can be contacted for a reference to the Project Manager, Meriah DeJoseph.

Meriah DeJoseph |


The Neuroscience and Education Lab is seeking a full-time Data Manager. 

Responsibilities include oversight and active involvement in all stages of data management: organizing incoming data, creating datasets, coding video-based measures, cleaning quantitative data, assessing data quality, preparation of datasets for analysis, and data analysis using a range of analytic approaches, as well as management of other personnel assisting with these tasks. The Data Manager will work closely with Drs. Blair and Raver, postdocs, interns, project staff, and graduate students. Regular reports on data descriptives, assistance with preparation of data for publications, conference posters, and symposiums, and ongoing organization of data files will be expected. Opportunities for participation in publications, conferences, and professional training possible.

Bachelors degree in statistics, psychology, or related social science field. M.A. preferred. Former research experience on comparable projects and quantitative data analysis using statistical software is required. Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment and communicating with a wide range of individuals at all levels of the research team and the University.
Candidates must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytic skills, as well as experience managing a team and extensive experience using SPSS statistical software, including syntax. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to carry complex research tasks to completion, and ability to efficiently manage fast-paced work are required. Commitment to collaboration and strong ability to translate research findings and consider next steps in an analysis are desired.

For full details and how to apply, please see the posting.


If interested in applying as a graduate student, please look at the graduate admission website at NYU Department of Applied Psychology.

We greatly encourage prospective graduates to become familiar with the research and various projects that take place at the Neuroscience and Education Lab before sending inquiries. If you are still interested, please send us an email, we'd love to hear from you!

Dr. Clancy Blair |
Dr. Cybele Raver |


Both NYU and local undergraduates interested in volunteering as a Research Assistant at the Neuroscience and Education Lab should contact the Lab Project Manager, Meriah DeJoseph, with a copy of your a) resume and b) brief statement of interest. If applicable, please also indicate which project(s) you are specifically interested in working on.

Meriah DeJoseph |