The Center for Behavioral and Decision Research (CBDR) at Carnegie Mellon University is searching for a new lab manager. CBDR is an interdisciplinary research center at Carnegie Mellon University that brings together scholars from organizational behavior, behavioral economics, psychology, marketing, and public policy. The Steering Committee for CBDR is Professor Taya Cohen (Tepper School of Business), Professor Danny Oppenheimer (Department of Social and Decision Sciences in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences), and Professor Alessandro Acquisiti (Heinz School of Public Policy & Management).
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The Center for Behavioral and Decision Research (CBDR) at Carnegie Mellon University is an interdisciplinary research center at Carnegie Mellon University that brings together scholars from behavioral economics, psychology, organizational behavior, marketing, and public policy. The group meets to engage in a vigorous exchange of ideas with speakers from around the globe in weekly seminars and performs groundbreaking interdisciplinary research.
CBDR provides researchers with a mixture of resources including specialized lab spaces, an active participant pool, computers, and equipment. In addition, the center supports its members with direct funding for new research projects.Affiliates investigate topics that are both on the forefront of their respective fields of research and of interest to the public. Topics include (but are not limited to) trust and fairness, memory and decision-making, group behavior, saving and spending behavior, the effects of race, power, gender and hierarchy, moral and ethical behavior, and public health.
We are searching for a Lab Manager to support CBDR. This is an exciting opportunity if you thrive in an interesting and challenging work environment. You will contribute to the department by coordinating the daily operations of the laboratories and mobile research facility ("the Data Truck") that serves over 50 faculty, doctoral students and research assistants.
Core responsibilities will include:
You should have strong attention to detail, remain calm and focused during difficult situations, and have a collaborative approach. Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within CBDR. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You should demonstrate:
You should be able to work outside of normal business hours as needed as weekend and evening hours may be required. Additionally, you may be exposed to broken glass, plastic, or metals and work will include walking distances and remaining stationary for long periods of time. A willingness to drive the Data Truck is highly desired.
Are you interested in this exciting opportunity? Please apply!
Staff – Regular
Full Time/Part time
------------------------------Taya R. Cohen, PhDAssociate Professor of Organizational Behavior & TheoryCarnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of BusinessPittsburgh PA(412) firstname.lastname@example.org------------------------------