Lab Manager

Application deadline date: 
June 13, 2019
Starting date : 
September 1, 2019

Part-time: (20 working hours/week)

The Social Mind Center at Central European University invites applications for a Lab Manager position working in the laboratory of Professor Natalie Sebanz and Professor Guenther Knoblich. The initial contract is for one year with the possibility of renewal.

For more information about the Social Mind Center and the Department of Cognitive Science, see

Additional information about some of the research performed by Profs. Sebanz and Knoblich can be found at

Duties and responsibilities:

The successful candidate will help the researchers at the Department organize their research activities, which consist of experimental psychology research on human (social) cognition. Responsibilities include recruiting participants and maintaining a database, preparing experimental setups, collecting data and performing general administrative/organizational tasks related to the Lab routine.


Successful applicants will have at least a BA or equivalent degree in any discipline and will be fluent in English and in Hungarian in both oral and written communication. Applications are especially welcome from candidates with:

  • A master's degree (MA/MS) in Psychology or Cognitive Science
  • Familiarity with collecting behavioral and neuro-physiological data in experiments on human participants
  • Strong organizational skills and strong time management
  • A commitment to maintain high professional standards
  • A positive attitude and friendliness
  • The ability to work as a member of a highly motivated team
  • An appreciation of an environment with people from different cultures


We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment.

How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Contact information for two referees.

Informal inquiries may be sent to email address.

Interviews will be scheduled for June 21, 2019.

Please send your complete application package to: - including job code in subject line: 2019/021.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from over 50 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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