Scientist Actor - SDS & Psychology, Dietrich College-2015004
: As a Scientist Actor, you will take on the role of a scientist/researcher who is conducting an experiment on human decision-making. Using a memorized script, you will welcome research participants to the experiment - conducted remotely via Zoom - and the research participants will do various tasks on the computer. Each session takes around 30 minutes, and the memorized script is about two pages in total. Study sessions will be scheduled between 9am to 5pm, with a weekly schedule of approximately 20 hours per week. This position is expected to end on December 31, 2020.
Core responsibilities include:
* Remain in attire and in character for the duration of the training exercises; * Wear professional clothing (business casual at a minimum); * Be available through email to communicate with the study team. Respond to emails within 12 hours.
* High School or GED is required. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred;
* 1-3 years of previous acting/role playing experience required;
* Proficiency with G-Suite (Docs, Sheets); * Must be able to provide role-play based on the narrative which will be provided.
* Background check * Must be proficient in English * Able to regularly stand/walk for long periods of time without sitting
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Research
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Part Time
Minimum Education Level: High School/GED
Internal Number: 2015004
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.