Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Twin Study of Mood, Behavior, and Hormones at Michigan State University is seeking a full-time Research Assistant I. The Research Assistant I will conduct and analyze study assessments (structured clinical interviews for the DSM-5 (SCID)); complie study results; oversee and coordinate interview assessment protocols within the laboratory; organize and oversee data entry and conduct tasks related to these structured interviews (including scheduling); and oversee the work of graduate and undergraduate research assistants.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Psychology or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; may require software specific to the area of research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent interpersonal and management skills; strong computer skills, including word processing; familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel and SPSS software; familiarity with the Internet and email; strong writing and proofreading skills; excellent organizational skills; including the ability to multi-task, excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills; strong verbal communication skills; ability to work independently and interdependently.
Required Application Materials
A cover letter indicating why the candidate is interested in the position
Resume or CV
List of three references with contact information
Description of End Date
This is an off dated-position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding eligibility ends on 1/21/2020 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 631112
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