Jun 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 36937
Hiring Department Psychological Science Application DeadlinePosted Until Filled Full Time/Part TimePart Time, Non-Benefit Eligible Salary$11.00/hour Job DescriptionThe Department of Psychological Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking applications for a summer high school research assistant to work in the lab of Dr. Amy Belfi. The research assistant will work on an interdisciplinary project involving research in the field of music cognition. Specifically, the student will assist with data collected to identify differences in autobiographical memories evoked in everyday life. We are seeking a high school student who has prior experience conducting human subjects research. The candidate should be familiar with text-reader software, such as the Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count, and with tools for scoring autobiographical memory data, such as the Autobiographical Interview. The primary duties associated with the position involve manually transcribing audio data from a memory task, coding the transcriptions to identify memory content, and using text-reader software and manual coding techniques to quantify the memory content in specific domains. The research assistant will work closely with undergraduate students and the PI. In addition to the duties outlined above, the student will be given opportunities to contribute intellectually to the research and participate in manuscript preparation. Minimum Qualifications

Experience conducting human subjects research is required.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will be familiar with text-reader software, such as the Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count, and with tools for scoring autobiographical memory data, such as the Autobiographical Interview.


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