Research Assistant - Psychology
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Research Assistant to work in Coral Gables, FL.
The Social Emotional Readiness Lab is seeking a dedicated and motivated part-time research assistant to join our team. The research assistant will be involved in a community-based research project with Head Start classrooms. The research assistant will be responsible for coordinating data collection within various centers across the community (e.g., consenting teachers and families and collecting teacher assessments). Additionally, the research assistant will be responsible for data management activities, including collecting, entering and verifying data and reporting results of the data collection with the PIís and graduate students.
Performs experimental and analytical procedures following established protocols.
Maintains appropriate logs, records, and study notebooks.
Sets up and operates various scientific apparatus and makes minor repairs.
Orders laboratory supplies and maintains culture media reagents.
Reviews and edits various materials for publication, and prepares publication schedules.
Formulates and maintains bibliographies and completes applications and forms.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Department Specific Duties will include:
60% - Coordinating and collecting data across various program sites in Miami-Dade County
30% - Database management (entering, verifying, and reporting data)
5% - Attend regular meetings with PI and graduate student
5% - Other duties as assigned
High School degree required.
One year of relevant work experience or research experience obtained as an undergraduate, or in a training environment will be considered. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
Previous experience working with teachers, parents, and children preferred
Florida driver's license required for travel to collect data
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail necessary
Adequate combination of education and experience, including experience obtained in a training setting, may be considered