Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is in the department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in Somers Family Hall on the Danforth Campus.
This is a full-time research technician position working on a grant concerning research on collective memory. Requirements include managing grant funds, coordinating research with partners at other universities, conducting research in collaboration with the PI and co-PI.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinate activities with researchers at Washington University and other universities.
Assist with coordinating undergraduate research assistants.
Assist with behavioral and cognitive testing, and data entry.
Assist the PI and co-PI with their administration of the grant.
Perform routine clerical duties.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology or a related field and one year of related experience or a high school diploma or equivalent high school certification and five years of related experience.
Prior research experience in a psychology research lab, though relevant coursework or research in related fields might count towards experience.
Excellent data processing skills.
Statistical skills are a plus.
Experience with SPSS and/or R statistical programs, Excel, programming (e.g., Python).
Expertise in making graphs and presentations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and planning skills.
Ability to work independently, and take initiative.
High motivation, good work ethic.
The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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