Join the Lab! The Computational Analyses of Language and Learning Lab is always looking for excited people to join the lab.
Prospective Graduate Students We will be taking new graduate students to start in the Fall of 2018. Graduate students will learn to conduct independent research projects in the areas of naturalistic observations of child language learning, computational models of learning and cognitive development, and behavioral experiments of infant, child, and adults in language learning and usage situations (including EEG, Eye-tracking, and Reaction Time Measurements).If you are interested in joining the lab as a graduate student, please apply via the appropriate page on the UC Riverside Psychology Department website.
Prospective Undergraduate Research Assistants The lab is currently hiring undergraduate research assistants to work on a volunteer basis or for course credit. Research assistants will participate in all aspects of projects in the lab, including the recruitment of participants, running naturalistic studies and experiments, and analyzing data from those studies. It is a good idea to read about our current research before applying to see if our lab would be a good fit for your research interests.
Responsibilities can include: 1. Helping with recruitment and scheduling of experiments and naturalistic studies involving infants, children, and adults, including those from special populations such as people with autism and hearing disabilities. 2. Running experiments and naturalistic studies, using techniques such as reaction time behavioral analysis, eye-tracking, and EEG 3. Coding and analyzing data from naturalistic studies and behavioral experiments using Microsoft Excel, MATLAB, and R
Necessary qualifications: 1. Demonstrates interest in psychology, child development, machine learning, and other fields related to the lab's research 2. Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner 3. Ability to interact in a comfortable manner with families and young children, and people from diverse backgrounds 4. Ability to work independently, with initiative, and in a detail-oriented manner
Preferred qualifications (please have at least one of the following): 1.Experience with computer programming, such as with R, Python, MATLAB, or C++ 2.Experience with EEG or eye-tracking methods 3.Experience with SPSS, R, or other statistical software 4. Experience with Adobe Premier, Photoshop, Illustrator, or Audition 5. Previous experience working with children and families in a professional environment
If you think being a research assistant in our lab is a good fit for you, please email your resume or CV (including contact information for at least two references) to firstname.lastname@example.org