Social Science Research Institute
Social Science Research Institute Erwin Square Mill Building Title: Data Technician Job Code: 260 Level: 7
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 September 1st, 2017, and September 15th, 2017. Review of applications will begin August 10th, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
- Assisting in designing and running a series of experiments with human subjects related to a grant- funded project - Cleaning and analyzing data (including psychophysiology data) - Assistingin writing manuscripts - Creating and maintaining a lab website and managing media outreach - Assisting in general administrative activities as requested including planning lab meetings
Education: Work requires a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related field and eligibility to work in the United States.
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, including SPSS and scientific writing. Experience with the following is desirable, but not required: 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. 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.
Application Process: Please submit a cover letter describing past research experience and interests, a link to one of your writing samples, a CV, email and phone numbers for three professional references including your relationship to them.
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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.