Research Assistant

Apr 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Research Assistant

Requisition Number: STFR004468

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The Research Assistant will assist in the day-to-day implementation of infant research studies in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department.

The Research Assistant will oversee subject recruitment, scheduling and testing and participate in all data collection/management efforts. Responsibilities will include: initiating, executing, and completing research and experiments; logging and securely storing data; assisting the Principal Investigator in reporting on findings and preparing research papers for publication and dissemination; supervising student lab assistants and assisting in other activities that contribute to the overall success of lab and research.

The Research Assistant may be asked to complete additional tasks on an as-needed basis to support the research team including meetings, preparing materials, ordering supplies, and maintaining organized records and practices.


Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as psychology, education, social science, or health science. Undergraduate research experience in an infant research laboratory is highly desirable. Previous experience in research and other project management, budget, facilitating meetings, and providing supervision is preferred but not required.
Education and enthusiasm may substitute for experience. Knowledge about project management in research labs is a plus. Excellent skills in Microsoft Office and Google suite of programs, ability to conduct literature searches, strong writing and communication skills are required. Excellent social skills are highly desirable as this person will be interacting with the public. Must be a detail-oriented, punctual person with strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Additional Information:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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