Job Opportunities in the ASU Department of Psychology

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  • Business Operations Specialist (53330BR) The Department of Psychology seeks a Business Operations Specialist who performs a broad scope of fiscal and human resources duties. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in learning a variety of new skills. The Business Operations Specialist supervises the business office front desk, including hiring and managing student workers.

    This role is great for someone who enjoys a busy work environment. The Business Operations Specialist oversees the purchasing of supplies, services, and equipment for the Department and assists with travel reimbursements. The ideal candidate will have the ability to problem solve and work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment.

  • Research/Lab Assistant (53345BR) The new Cognitive Development Lab for The Department of Psychology, directed by Dr. Kelsey Lucca, is recruiting a full-time Research Lab Assistant to begin in late August 2019. The lab’s research explores curiosity-driven learning in infants and young children, and investigates how these processes are shaped by the social and cultural environment children grow up in. The Lab Assistant will be actively involved in the lab’s research, and work closely with the lab director and other lab members to assist in all aspects of setting up and running the lab. There may be opportunities to develop independent projects, attend conferences, and co-author manuscripts. This is an ideal position for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual looking to gain more research experience on topics related to cognition, communication, and development before pursuing a PhD in a related field.

Post-doctoral Research Training Position in Drug Abuse/HIV Prevention: Closing the Research-Practice Gap (T32)

ASU's Department of Psychology and its REACH Institute invite applications for a NIDA-funded T32 post-doctoral training program focusing on closing the research-practice gap in drug abuse and HIV prevention. Training is delivered through individually-tailored programs of coursework in drug abuse, HIV, and implementation science and through mentored research experience. Trainees select multiple mentors from a large and multidisciplinary faculty whose work includes preventive interventions with children and families in settings including schools, health care, community mental health settings, and family courts. Emphases include implementation science for the adoption and sustainability of preventive interventions in natural service delivery settings; interventions for ethnically diverse populations; and quantitative methods in prevention science. Training is for a two-year period. For further information, visit the T-32 webpage and the REACH Institute.

TO APPLY: interested candidates should electronically send a vita, statement of research and training goals, and three (3) letters of recommendation to: Applications will be reviewed beginning 15 December 2017 and continue until positions are filled.

ASU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  


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