The Child Development Lab at National University of Singapore, directed by Dr. Ding Xiao Pan, is seeking a full-time research assistant to begin in Summer 2017. The lab uses behavioural, neuroimaging, and computational approaches to study children’s moral and cognitive development.
This position is ideal for those interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in developmental psychology or cognitive neuroscience. Primary responsibilities include establishing and maintaining partnerships with local schools; recruiting participants; acquiring behavioral/ neuroimaging data; managing and analyzing data; working with children and their parents in a research setting; assisting in experimental paradigm development; and managing the lab and performing administrative duties (e.g., assisting with IRB protocols, maintaining lab website).
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, or a related field is required. The candidate must be self-motivated, mature, and have excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills. Competitive candidates will have prior research experience with both children and adults. One-year commitment is preferred.
Applicants should send a cover letter (describing research experiences, interests, and long-term goals), and CV to Dr. Ding Xiao Pan at email@example.com before 1 April 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.