DATA TECH- Social Science Research Institute

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jul 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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DATA TECH- Social Science Research Institute
Social Science Research Institute

Occupational Summary:

The Center for the Psychological Study of Religion and Spirituality (CPSRS), directed by Dr. Patty Van Cappellen at Duke University seeks a full-time research coordinator/data technician. The initial appointment would be for one year, with the strong expectation to extend it for up to three years based on performance. The research coordinator/data technician will work closely with the PI to perform the research activities of a grant-funded project titled: "The Embodiment of Worship: Relations Among Postural, Psychological, and Physiological Aspects of Religious Practice." For more information on the PI's research, see her website: www.pattyvancappellen.com This position is ideal for individuals who wish to pursue research in the future. The research coordinator/data technician has the opportunity to be involved with scientific presentations at conferences and the writing of journal manuscripts in collaboration with Dr. Van Cappellen. Start date can be arranged with the PI and is expected to be sometime between August 15th, 2017, and September 15th, 2017.

Work Performed:
- Overseeing day-to-day operations of a grant-funded research project including maintaining IRB protocols, designing, and running experiments with human subjects
- Cleaning and analyzing data (including psychophysiology data)
- Coordinating, training, and proactively working with undergraduate research assistants
- Recruiting participants from the community and establishing working relationships with local religious organizations to promote participant recruitment
- Assisting in general administrative activities as requested including coordinating off-site data collection with local researchers
- Overseeing day-to-day operations of a grant-funded research project including maintaining IRB protocols, designing, running, and analyzing experiments with human subjects.

Education/Experience:
Education: Work requires a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field and eligibility to work in the United States by the start date .
Experience: None required above education/training requirements
Preferred Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have a strong undergraduate background in psychology or other social science field with previous research experience. Experience with the following is highly desirable, but not required: SPSS, Excel, Qualtrics, MTurk, Psychophysiology data collection software and equipment such as Mindware or Biopac. Seeking candidate with excellent time-management skills, attention to detail, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills, extremely efficient in email correspondence, ability to work independently, and ability to juggle multiple varied tasks. Candidate should have his or her own transportation for tasks away from the Center. It is the expectation that all staff members will demonstrate exceptional workplace behaviors in the execution of their specific position responsibilities. These behaviors are customer focus, collaboration, creative problem solving, continuous learning, and a commitment to diversity.

Requisition Number
401301214

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
260 DATA TECH

Job Family Level
07

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Non-exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a bachelor's degree in a field related to the specificposition.

Experience

None required above education/training requirements.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

92299BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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