Research Assistant I

Job description

Job no: 712328
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: Psychology Social Science 10038698
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Research/Scientific, Union
Position Summary

The MSU Autism Lab in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University directed by Brooke Ingersoll, PhD, is seeking a full-time research assistant I. The MSU Autism Lab is focused on the development, evaluation, and implementation of community-viable interventions for children with ASD and their families.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and conduct research activities
  • Train early intervention providers
  • Assist in laboratory planning including material development for training
  • Oversee laboratory operations and orders materials, supplies, and equipment

The MSU Autism Lab is a supportive and collaborative environment. This position is ideal for a candidate looking to gain additional research experience in clinical psychology before applying to graduate school.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in psychology, social work, or other related science fields; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; experience with SPSS; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated interest in intervention research and experience working with children, especially children with autism. Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Work Hours

8am-5pm Monday through Friday with occasional evenings/weekends

Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Bidding eligibility ends on 06/15/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jun 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 22, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Job No:
Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time