26.2058, Jobs: Language Acquisition: Research Coordinator, University of California, Los Angeles

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Subject: 26.2058, Jobs: Language Acquisition: Research Coordinator, University of California, Los Angeles

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Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:59:12
From:  Sundara [megha.sundara at humnet.ucla.edu]
Subject: Language Acquisition: Research Coordinator, University of California, Los Angeles

 
University or Organization: University of California, Los Angeles 
Department: Linguistics
Job Location: California, USA 
Web Address: http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu
Job Title: Language Acquisition Research Coordinator
Job Rank: Other; Staff Research Associate

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition 


Description:

Language Acquisition Research Coordinator at UCLA

We are looking for a curious, dynamic and organized person to work as
full-time Coordinator for the language acquisition research at the UCLA
Department of Linguistics.    

Responsibilities include organizing and managing subject recruitment,
interacting with parents and children, aiding in experimental design, testing
infants, maintaining data spreadsheets and facilitating undergraduate and
graduate research projects.

This is a full-time administrative position with benefits; a commitment for at
least one year is required.  The position starts July 1, 2015 and offers
flexible hours.  Salary begins at $44,000 per year, and is commensurate with
experience.  

The person must have experience working in a research lab with children
between 0 – 6 years and their parents.  A degree (B.A. or M.A.) in Linguistics
/ Psychology or related field, and research experience with infants and
language acquisition is highly desirable.  Proficiency in Spanish, experience
with the SR Eyelink eyetracker, and/or conducting research in children’s
museums would also be great.  This position is ideal for gaining experience
before entering graduate school; both previous coordinators have gone to
excellent doctoral programs. Details of previous research projects are
available on the web pages of Nina Hyams and Megha Sundara
(http://www.linguistics.ucla.edu/people/196-faculty.html).

If you are interested, please complete the application (requisition number
21855) at the application website below.

Applications will be accepted till the position is filled. You will need to
include a cover letter, CV and names of three referees. If you have any
questions, please email Megha Sundara (email below.  

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. 

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative
action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy –
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

We want you to be aware that effective April 22, 2013 UCLA is a tobacco-free
environment. For more information, please view the policy at: 
http://www.adminpolicies.ucla.edu/app/default.aspx?&id=810



Application Deadline: 30-Sep-2015 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1429014580104 
Contact Information:
	Professor Sundara
	Email: megha.sundara at humnet.ucla.edu 


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