Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Research Assistantsâ™ (RA) activities include off-site recruitment, laboratory assessment, data collection, organization, scoring and entering of data collected in the laboratory. RAâ™s are expected to work with several different populations including adolescents as well as young adult participants who will be assessed during a laboratory research protocol; and parents or legal guardians of minor research participants. Â This Research Assistant position must provide own transportation to the research site(s).Â This position requires working on-site in a research lab.
Required: Â BA or BS in psychology or related field with 1-year experience (other degrees considered based on work experience).
Research experience through academic training or work experience required.Â
Experience working in an experimental laboratory setting or with an adolescent population preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.
Knowledge of experimental research methodology necessary; knowledge of clinical research procedures and APA formatting preferred.
Ability to work independently is required.
Flexibility in work schedule is required, including evening hours on a regular basis.
Knowledge of the American Psychological Association Publication Manual and ethical code preferred.
The RA must provide their own transportation to research sites.
Strong verbal abilities and communication skills; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; attention to detail; maturity, and responsibility.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately, take initiative and maintain organized working conditions required.
Ability to function as a research team member and leader; ability to motivate employees to meet performance goals.
Possess a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 2/28/22 which may be extended based upon available funding.
Background and education check required.
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Job Posting Title:
Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
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Internal Number: REQ169302
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