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Research Study Assistant

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Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-05
Req: R-1007


323L-YN - Research Study Assistant

Business Title:

Research Study Assistant



Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Research Assistant will provide support for research projects to develop and test a novel coding system of client language during brief alcohol interventions, applying knowledge and skills that are specific to the study under general supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) and applicable senior research coordinator staff (supervisor).

The Research Assistant will primarily spend their time listening to and coding clinical interactions of young adult drinkers. Additional duties may include: managing and cleaning data, conducting literature reviews, attending team meetings, and completing other study-related tasks.

Required Qualifications:

Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements:

Experience with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.
Demonstrated ability with strong written/oral communication and organizational skills, and ability to work in-dependently and as part of a team on multiple projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience working in a research environment.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team on multiple projects.
Demonstrated written/oral communication and organizational skills.
Interest in pursuing a research career in psychology or a related-field.

Additional Information:


College of Arts and Sciences

Department Name:


City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, Washington 98686

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Monthly Salary:




This is a permanent position.

Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by May 11, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

This position has been reposted. Screening of new applicants will begin immediately.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents:


Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time