Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Coordinate recruitment and data collection for study of emotion, cognition, and aging. Supervise undergraduate research assistants involved in laboratory testing of study participants, test participants when necessary, and manage project database.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Recruit study participants.
Supervise undergraduate research assistants involved in recruiting and testing study participants in the laboratory.
Assist in the testing of study participants.
Communicate with the Institutional Review Board as necessary.
Assist with data organization, storage, and statistical analysis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High school diploma.
Three years of related experience.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related field.
Experience with cognitive or computerized testing.
Experience with E-prime or computer programming.
Experience with SPSS, R, or other statistical programs.
Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Applicant Special Instructions:
The employee will have regular contact with other members of the Emotion and Relationships Lab and its collaborators, as well as occasional contact with the University’s IRB and recruitment sources (e.g., Volunteer for Health).
The employee will have minimal supervisory responsibilities. They will only help oversee part-time undergraduate research assistants who perform data entry, recruitment, and/or testing of research participants in the Emotion and Relationships Lab.
This position is part-time and works approximately 18 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.
The hiring range for this position is $12.70 - $15.97 per hour.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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