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Research Assistant position, Psychology Department

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The laboratories of Mina Cikara and Sam Gershman are soliciting applications for a joint Research Assistant (Lab Manager) to work in the Psychology Department at Harvard University. This is a full-time position with full benefits and a salary of approximately $45,000 annually.

Our labs conduct research on topics including decision-making, social cognition, and intergroup dynamics. See the Cikara Lab and Gershman Lab websites for more information. This position is being funded in large part by a NSF grant to study Social Structure Learning.

Many people in our labs had their own first exposure to psychological research as a research assistant, and we are committed to making the job productive, educational, and enjoyable. It will require hard work, but it is an ideal way to learn more about psychological research and develop your talents. If you decide to apply for graduate school, this job is an excellent addition to your CV, and we will do everything we can to support your career.

Program Dates: 9/1/2021 - 8/30/2023

Participating Institution(s):
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Harvard University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Sciences
Computational Modeling
Computational Social Sciences
Social Behavior
Social Psychology

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Page last updated 8/11/2021
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