University of Pennsylvania, The Communication Neuroscience Lab: Research Coordinator

March 12, 2021

The Communication Neuroscience Lab at the University of Pennsylvania ( is seeking a full time research coordinator to start in summer 2021. Research in the lab connects neuroscience measures to real-world outcomes, with a focus on health communication. This research coordinator will primarily work on a project relating smoking behavior and neural activity to real-world exposure to point-of-sale-tobacco marketing, utilizing approaches including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), mobile-phone based geolocation tracking, and real-time, mobile-phone based self-report surveys. However, if COVID19 continues to prohibit in-person contact, the research coordinator would focus on other health communication and/or neuroscience projects in the lab.
A B.S. or B.A., with background in psychology, neuroscience, communication studies, public health, computer science, statistics, mathematics, or a related field, plus 1 to 2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g., previous lab or community volunteering experience) is required. The ideal candidate will have work, volunteer, or lived experience with socioeconomically diverse or under-served adult groups.
We believe that our science is better with a diverse team. We embrace and encourage our lab members’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our lab members who they are.
Full job description and application can be found at:–Annenberg-School-for-Communication_JR00029905

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