Data Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience




246 Greene St, Fl 6E
New York
United States


General Summary:

Seeking qualified applicant to work full-time as Data Manager for Drs. Clancy Blair and Cybele Raver at the Neuroscience and Education Lab (NEL). This position would be responsible for data coding, cleaning, and analysis across all lab projects and oversee all staff, students, and interns involved in data entry, coding, and cleaning.


Responsibilities include oversight and active involvement in all stages of data management: organizing incoming data, creating datasets, coding video-based measures, cleaning quantitative data, assessing data quality, preparation of datasets for analysis, and data analysis using a range of analytic approaches, as well as management of other personnel assisting with these tasks. The Data Manager will work closely with Drs. Blair and Raver, postdocs, interns, project staff, and graduate students. Regular reports on data descriptives, assistance with preparation of data for publications, conference posters, and symposiums, and ongoing organization of data files will be expected. Opportunities for participation in publications, conferences, and professional training possible. 

Application Instructions

Please upload a letter of interest, your resume, and names and contact information for three individuals who can be contacted for a reference.


Bachelor degree in statistics, psychology, or related social science field. M.A. preferred. Former research experience on comparable projects and quantitative data analysis using statistical software is required. Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment and communicating with a wide range of individuals at all levels of the research team and the University.

Candidates must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytic skills, as well as experience managing a team and extensive experience using SPSS statistical software, including syntax. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to carry complex research tasks to completion, and ability to efficiently manage fast-paced work are required. Commitment to collaboration and strong ability to translate research findings and consider next steps in an analysis are desired.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. New York University is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth (or related medical condition), sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, caregiver status, national origin, ethnicity, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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