Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
The Center for Decision Research is devoted to the study of how individuals form judgments and make decisions. Researchers at the Center examine the processes by which intuition, reasoning, and social interaction produce beliefs, judgments, and choices. The Research Support Assistant assists faculty members with the organization of studies while also administering studies.
Organize data collection efforts for Professor Risen and her graduate student and postdoctoral research team.
Hire, train, schedule, and manage other supporting research assistants.
Work with postdocs and graduate students to design and optimize studies.
Maintain a database of ongoing and completed studies.
Coordinate with lab managers of CDR spaces to implement studies.
Engineer creative solutions to market studies and recruit participants when necessary.
Organize lab meetings to discuss ideas and design new studies.
Handle research expenses using UChicago ePayment and GEMS online systems.
Run a wide variety of computer-based and paper-and-pencil studies.
Enter and code study data.
Assist in teaching-related support for Professor Risen.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
High school diploma required.
Bachelorâ™s degree in the area of psychology, organizational behavior, or marketing or equivalent experience required.
One year of experience in conducting computer, web-based, and interpersonal interaction-based experiments preferred.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Familiarity with methods of experimentation required.
Excellent communication skills required.
Ability to interact with faculty, students, and staff successfully required.
Good organizational skills and attention to detail required.
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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