JOB NO.: 94152-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94152-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist
Official Title: ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $33,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in Psychology or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
-Experience working with infants and/or children
-Research experience with human subjects
-Strong organizational, social, and interpersonal skills
-College level course work in human development and/or psychology
-Strong computer skills, proficiency with MS Office, and ability to learn new software
-A reliable source of transportation is necessary as some travel is required
License or certificate:
The Learning, Cognition, & Development Lab (LCD Lab), directed by Dr. Haley Vlach, conducts research on how young children learn, think, and develop. We are currently working on a series of NSF funded studies examining relationships between children's memory, language, and cognitive development. The Research Specialist will work with researchers in the LCD Lab to ensure the successful completion of these studies. This position is ideal for those interested in later pursuing graduate work in Educational Psychology, Psychology, Cognitive Science, or a related field.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants:
To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter addressed to Haley Vlach, current resume and a document with the contact information of three professional references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Apr 16 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Apr 30 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time