Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This Research Assistant (RA) will support a longitudinal study of heavy drinking young adults. Activities involve participant recruitment; participant tracking and retention; programming online surveys and managing datafiles; and managing participant payments. The RA is expected to generate and maintain variable directories and other project documentation, conduct library research as needed, and assemble materials for IRB modifications and progress reports. Other activities will include collection, organization, scoring, and management of data and helping with qualitative and quantitative data analysis of previously collected data.
Education and Experience
Required: BA or BS in psychology or related field with 1-2 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required: Proficiency in Word and Excel
Coursework in research design and experience with human subjects research is preferred
Experience in programming online surveys (e.g., Qualtrics software) is preferred
Experience managing databases is preferred
Coursework in addiction, substance abuse and/or psychopharmacology is preferred
Experience with management of ecological momentary assessment data preferred
Experience with SPSS software preferred.
Flexibility in work schedule is preferable, including possible evening hours.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to multitask and prioritize effort to meet project goals
Openness to and interest in learning new skills
Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community
This fixed-term part-time (18.75 hours per week) position is funded through 5/31/21 and may be extended through 2025 based on the availability of funding.
Criminal Background check and educational verification required.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
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Internal Number: REQ166763
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