Research Specialist

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00301PO20Classification TitleResearch Specialist IInternal TitleResearch SpecialistCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionCollege of Arts and SciencesDepartmentCAS PsychologyBand 4Advertised Minimum Salary $27,527Advertised Salary Range$27,527Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionResearch Grant (RGP)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryAdministrativeBenefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

The hired candidate will coordinate lab operations of the Early Social Development and Intervention Lab in the department of Psychology. Responsibilities will include: participant recruitment, data collection and administration of experimental procedures (electrocardiogram, eye tracking, and behavioral measures), administration of infant and toddler behavioral assessments, electrocardiogram and eye tracking data post-processing, data entry, data analysis, and dissemination of research findings.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelors degree in Psychology or related field. At least 1 year of research experience related to developmental psychology and/or autism spectrum disorders is required.

Preferred QualificationsKnowledge/Skills/Abilities

Strong interpersonal skills, experience working with toddlers and children with and without developmental disabilities, experience in data analysis and SPSS, proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start DateIf Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date05/11/2020Job Close Date06/25/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by June 25, 2020

Quicklink for Posting Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field and at least 1 year of research experience related to developmental psychology and/or autism spectrum disorders is required?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 5/14/2020
Application Due: 6/25/2020
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