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Research Analyst at Computational Decision-making Lab at Vanderbilt University

The Computational Decision-making Lab at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a full-time Research Analyst position to begin in late summer/fall 2019. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. We are looking for applicants interested in applying a computational approach to studying human judgment and decision-making.


The Research Analyst will contribute to all aspects of our lab’s research, including (1) programming experiments and collecting data for laboratory and online studies; (2) analyzing data using practices geared toward fully reproducible science (e.g. OSF); and (3) general lab support and management. The ideal candidate will be interested in ultimately pursuing graduate study in psychology, neuroscience, data science, or a related field.



- A Bachelor's degree in Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, or a related field

- Experience developing and implementing behavioral experiments in the lab and online (such as with PsychoPy, Qualtrics, jsPsych)

- Experience interacting with human subjects

- Experience managing large online experiments (e.g., with Amazon Mechanical Turk)

- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills


Application Instructions:


Interested applicants should apply online at


The application can also be accessed at by searching for position number 1900917. Candidates will need to create an account in the Work at Vanderbilt system in order to apply.


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