Research lab coordinator position at the University of Iowa

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Research lab coordinator position at the University of Iowa

The Developmental Psychopathology Lab at the University of Iowa (Director: Dr. Isaac Petersen) is looking for a research lab coordinator to assist in research studies examining the mechanisms in the development of externalizing behavior problems (e.g., aggression, conduct problems), self-regulation, and school readiness in young children, with special emphasis on neural mechanisms (EEG/ERP).  Responsibilities include participant recruitment, scheduling, conducting batteries of neural and behavioral testing with children, data management and analysis, coordination of research assistants, and performing other research tasks as coordinator of the research team.  Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related discipline, substantial research or work experience with young children, and experience using software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.  Experience with EEG/ERP is highly desirable but not required.  Experience with computer software such as REDCap, R, and E-Prime is desirable but not required.  The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a 2nd year depending on performance and available funding.

To apply, please email a copy of your resume/CV and a letter of interest with a description of your relevant experiences to

For more information about the position, see the job posting (, or contact Dr. Isaac Petersen (

Isaac T. Petersen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of Iowa
309 Stuit Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242
p: (319) 467-1014
f: (319) 335-0191