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Research Assistant

Posting ID 109022
Department Psychological and Brain Sciences/College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Jobcode Research Assistant
Working Title Research Assistant
Details

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences is looking for a lab coordinator to oversee the functioning of Professor Kochanska’s laboratory. She and her research team conduct lengthy observational sessions and interviews with parents and young children, code their behavior from recordings, create data files and analyze data for publication. The team includes professional staff and graduate and undergraduate students. Extensive training will be provided.

The ideal candidate would have-

-strong academic credentials with a BA or BS in psychology or related field,

-a minimum of 6 months -1 year of research experience in a laboratory,

-a strong interest in developmental psychology or psychopathology, or clinical psychology,

-very high attention to detail,

-good organizational skills,

-a productive interpersonal style and capacity for teamwork, and

-effective communication skills and would be comfortable interacting with parents and very young children.

This is an hourly position, which does not include fringe benefits. The rate of pay is $17.77/hr. This position provides a fantastic preparation for future graduate and research careers. In addition to being a context for learning invaluable research skills, it offers opportunities for co-authorships on publications and presenting work at conferences.

Please send a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for two references by email to grazyna-kochanska@uiowa.edu or by mail to

Grazyna Kochanska

Stuit Professor of Developmental Psychology

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

G-7 SLP

University of Iowa

Iowa City IA 52242

Contact CHRISTINE STEVENS
Phone: 319-335-1690
Email: christine-stevens@uiowa.edu
Application Instructions Please send a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for two references to - grazyna-kochanska@uiowa.edu
or by mail to
Grazyna Kochanska
Stuit Professor of Developmental Psychology
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
G-7 SLP
University of Iowa
Iowa City IA 52242
Ad Start Date 04/15/2017
Ad End Date 05/31/2017