1. Researches and collects data through site or home visit intakes; library research; structured interviews; or through other means for designated research assignments. 2. Records and compiles information related to research data. Codes data accordingly to research specifications. Uses a computer terminal to input and retrieve data and to generate reports. 3. Processes and summarizes data using scientific or statistical techniques. Assists in data interpretation and analyses. Reports on status of research activities. 4. Recruits study participants and ensures that subject recruitment and follow-up are completed per protocol procedures. 5. Orders and maintains inventory of supplies. May assist in designing, developing, and modifying research experiments, procedures, or survey instruments. May assist research and support staff. 6. Performs additional functions incidental to research activities.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in a related social science field such as psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, etc. Prior experience on a human subject research study.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Bachelor's degree in a related social science field such as psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, etc. Prior experience on a human subject research study.
Required Skill/ability 5: Basic computer skills: Word and Excel.
Posting Position Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 3: Strong communication skills. Works well in a team.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Research Assistant 1 HSS
Required Skill/ability 1: Empathetic and patient with interview subjects.
Required Skill/ability 4: Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Required Skill/ability 2: Willing to learn and adapt to working with different subjects. Ability to take direction.
Six years of related work experience, four of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or four years of related work experience and an Associate's degree; or little or no work experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 58549BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.