Full-Time Lab Manager/Research Assistant Position, Rutgers University-Newark Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab, PI: Mauricio Delgado

April 28, 2023

The Social and Affective Neuroscience Lab at Rutgers-Newark (PI: Mauricio Delgado) is seeking to fill the position for a full-time lab manager/research assistant to begin in summer/fall 2023.   The lab uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), in conjunction with behavioral and physiological measures to study human emotion, learning and decision making processes.  More information about the lab can be found at https://delgadolab.com/

The position involves administrative and research duties, including management of day-to-day lab needs, participation in the development of research studies, subject recruitment and testing, and analysis of behavioral, physiological and fMRI data.  The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field, prior experience in a psychology or neuroscience lab and, a 1-2 year commitment. A successful candidate should have excellent organizational abilities, and effective written and oral communication skills.  Familiarity with programs such as Python is desirable, but not required.

To apply for the position please contact Mauricio Delgado at and send a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Rutgers-Newark is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, and other underrepresented groups.

Contact information:

Mauricio Delgado Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

Rutgers University- Newark

101 Warren Street

Newark, NJ 07102


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