Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
The Research Assistants will participate in projects concerning the early mathematical development of young children. Research will occur in child care and preschool environments, as well as in a laboratory environment. Primary responsibilities are recruitment and scheduling of subjects, data collection, transcription and coding, and preliminary data analysis. This position is especially appropriate for candidates who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in psychology or education.
Collect, enter, and assist in analyzing data.
Recruit and schedule research subjects
Assist with development of data collection tools and manage data files
Transcribe and code data
Assist with the preparation of reports and manuscripts.
Maintain and orders supplies.
Provide general administrative support.
Basic knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
Problem-solving skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Ability to learn new research techniques or methods required.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
Education, Experience, or Certifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor's degree in the social sciences preferred; with a concentration in psychology preferred.
One year of relevant research experience preferred.
Prior experience working with children and in collecting experimental data preferred.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
Analytical skills preferred.
Oral and written communication skills preferred.
References (if requested)
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