Research Assistant / Laboratory Manager: Culture, Cognition, and Co-Evolution (full-time)

Research Assistant / Laboratory Manager: Culture, Cognition, and Co-Evolution
Laboratory for Culture, Cognition, & Coevolution, Prof. Joe Henrich, Human Evolutionary Biology
full-time (could be part-time) post-graduation


We are seeking a full-time or part-time research assistant to coordinate, organize and conduct laboratory related activities on culture, cognition and culture-gene coevolution. Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities include but are not limited to (1) data collection and management, database compilation, and preliminary statistical analysis; (2) data visualization and GIS map-making; (3) human subject recruitment and scheduling, human subject ethics protocol management, and behavioral coding; and (4) creating, maintaining and updating websites, editing manuscripts, conducting library research, supervising undergraduate research assistants, and coordinating lab activities. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: College background and one year of related work experience. Relevant coursework may count toward experience. Additional Qualifications include (1) Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Economics, Psychology, Biology, or related field strongly preferred; (2) experience or skills in statistics (especially R), Global Information Systems, computer programming and data visualization; (3) excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; (4) desire to learn and enthusiasm for understanding human nature and cultural evolution; and (5) language skills a plus, but not required. Additional Information: This position provides extensive research experience and is ideal for recent college graduates planning to attend graduate school in the future.This is a one-year term position, with possibility of renewal, pending adequate funding and satisfactory performance. The estimated start-date is mid-July 2018. For questions, contact Cammie Curtin at culture.cognition.evo.lab@gmail.com. To Apply: Apply here – Harvard Careers job ID “45297BR.” (posted 5/2018)