The Emotion and Behavior Lab promotes diversity and inclusion. We strive for an intellectual climate that welcomes and respects people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, disabilities, ages, sexual orientations, and religions.

Lab manager

The EB Lab is looking for a full-time manager! The position is for a minimum of one year, with the possibility of a second, and is expected to start August 1, 2019, though the specific start date is negotiable. Dr. Wood is joining the Department of Psychology as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2019. The EB Lab will study interpersonal behavior and nonverbal social signals. We will use a wide range of methods, including acoustic analysis, automated facial expression coding, perceptual judgment tasks, dyadic interactions, social network analysis, and crowd movement tracking. Duties will include setting up the new lab, coordinating participant recruitment, creating experiment protocols and materials, training other research assistants, running participants, and processing and analyzing data. The Lab Manager will also have opportunities to co-author scientific papers and conduct independent research. This is an excellent position for a college graduate with a desire to use cutting-edge behavior measurement methods (e.g., computer vision-based pose detection) and an interest in eventually going to graduate school in social psychology or a related field.

Click the button below to submit your cover letter and CV via the University of Virginia application portal. Contact Dr. Wood (adrienne [dot] r [dot] wood [at] dartmouth [dot] edu) if you have any questions.


Research assistants

The EB Lab is looking for motivated and enthusiastic undergraduate research assistants who can commit 10 hours a week in exchange for course credit, beginning Fall 2019. Our RAs participate in a wide range of research-related tasks, including running participants, processing data, creating stimuli, reading articles, and generating research ideas. RAs who demonstrate independence are welcome to propose research projects or take on a leadership role in an ongoing project. If our research aligns with your interests and you are considering a career in psychological research, please go to our online application by clicking the button below. We will contact you to set up an interview. 

Graduate students

The EB Lab is seeking a grad student to begin Fall 2020. Strong applicants will be interested in applying diverse behavior tracking technologies and analytic strategies to the study of dynamic interpersonal behavior. Contact Dr. Wood (adrienne [dot] r [dot] wood [at] dartmouth [dot] edu) if that’s you!

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