FUSE Student Researcher - Psychology (Part-Time, Temporary)

Location
Gainesville, GA
Posted
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

FUSE Student Researcher - Psychology (Part-Time, Temporary)


Position Number: TBD

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

Salary Minimum: $10.05 / hour

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a FUSE Student Researcher Position in the Psychology Department as part of the Faculty - Undergraduate Summer Engagement Program (FUSE). Seeking a researcher who is a currently enrolled UNG student for the Mapping Syntax in the Brain using EEG and Sentence Diagramming project. The selected candidate will work for a total of 7 weeks (May 14 - June 29, 2018) on this project under the mentorship of Dr. Troy Smith in the Department of Psychological Science. The student researcher will need to have strong foundations in both English language studies and psychological science, with emphasis on grammar and neuroscience. The student researcher would be trained on and would gain research experience performing an EEG experiment. The student will collect data from participants using EEG while they perform language tasks. The student would also perform data analysis and write research reports. The student may also submit additional grant proposals for consecutive studies to take place after the FUSE timeframe. Must be available to work for the duration of the FUSE grant period: May 14 to June 29, 2018 (7 weeks).

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Student Researcher will:
  • Conduct literature review of relevant studies/data
  • Recruit and schedule human participants for EEG study
  • Collect data from human participants using approved protocol
  • Clean and analyze EEG and behavioral data
  • Create research presentations and disseminate at FUSE-wide meetings
  • Create a final report/training guide discussing future directions for self and other students.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong foundations in both English language studies and psychological science, with emphasis on grammar and neuroscience.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled at UNG; will not graduate prior to December 2018.


Anticipated Hire Date: 05/14/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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