Program Associate, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

Program Associate, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) at the University of California, Berkeley
 is hiring for the position of Program
 Associate. This position will support all academic staff of the CSCCE and assist withresearch and information gathering, report preparation and distribution,
 web updates and online communication, fact checking, and the CSCCE's ongoing archival project.

The position in located in Berkeley, CA. This position will remain open until filled. The first review
 date for this job is November 9, 2016.

Click
 here for more information and to apply.

 

Two positions are open at the Brain, Education, and Mind (BEAM) Team, led by Dr. Joanna Christodoulou, at the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA. These positions will support newly funded research using neuroimaging (MRI) and behavioral tools to study reading and math skills in children.

Position #1: Project Coordinator
Site: https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=3028065&lang=en

Position #2: Research Assistant*
Site: https://partners.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=3026578
*This position is listed as half-time but has the flexibility to be a full time position.

We welcome candidates to apply for these positions and for colleagues to distribute the invitation widely.

-Joanna-

Open Position: Coordinator, Community Engagement and Health Improvement, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ

Open Position:  Coordinator, Community Engagement and Health Improvement, Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ

Essential Functions:  
·         Collect/Analyze public health data (local and national) to inform community health improvement activities. Present data back to stakeholders in appropriate, real-world format to aide decision-making

·         Support community health improvement activities through technical assistance, which includes: program/intervention design, translation of best-practices from the literature, evaluation activities, data collection, facilitations, and staff training.

·         Work collaboratively with other departments, partner agencies and community members to design and implement best practice research and intervention for public health.

·         Maintain partnerships with other Atlantic Health Departments and our community-based partners in order to respond to emerging data and technical assistance needs.     

·         Lead and manage projects on behalf of the Center; represent us with various stakeholder groups

Education:
·         Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Community Psychology, Social Work, Epidemiology, Evaluation or a related field

 

Qualifications/Requirements:
·         2-5 years’ experience working in the field (practicum and internship experience acceptable) designing public health interventions and providing value-added research skills (specific experience with CBPR processes a plus).

·         Demonstrated history of working collaboratively with a diverse set of community partners and stakeholders

·         Direct project management experience

·         Strong Quantitative Skillset: proficiency in SPSS (or other major statistical packages) and MS Excel, along with ability to work with large datasets

·         Preferred: Experience with GIS, Survey Development a plus

·         Preferred: Specific knowledge of public health / health promotion theory and methods, including but not limited to prevention of chronic health conditions, addressing social determinants of health, environment/policy change, and collection/use of biometric screening data.

About the Atlantic Center for Population Health Sciences:
Nested within Atlantic Health’s “Community Engagement and Health Improvement” Department, the Atlantic Center for Population Health Sciences provides program planning, evaluation and applied research services for Atlantic Health System (www.atlantichealth.org), its community partners, and the North Jersey Health Collaborative (www.njhealthmatters.org). Our primary goals are to design and evaluate community-based interventions, conduct the Community Health Needs Assessments, collect and analyze population health data, and support research initiatives.  Our team environment is collaborative – it’s typical that a project touches many hands before it is finalized.  We need someone who knows how to take both input and initiative, be a team-player AND a project leader at once.  We need someone who thrives with variety, and can take and give critical feedback for the sake of what’s best for the community we serve.
 
About Atlantic Health System:
Atlantic Health System is one of the leading non-profit health care systems in New Jersey, providing a wide array of health care services to the residents of Northern and Central regions of the state as well as Pike County, PA, and southern Orange County, NY. We are creating a Trusted Network of Caring™. Our promise to our communities is that anyone who enters our system will receive the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost.
 
The system has been chosen for the past eight consecutive years by FORTUNE® as one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®.” In addition, Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE named us one of the 100 Best Workplaces For Millennials in the country.
 
 
Apply online.  Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
http://jobs.atlantichealth.org/job/6798007/coordinator-morristown-nj/
 

 

Development of Social Cognition Lab, Cornell

The Development of Social Cognition Lab, directed by Katherine Kinzler, recently moved to Cornell from the University of Chicago.  We are looking to hire a Research Assistant and a Postdoctoral Fellow.  Start-date is flexible and review of applications will commence immediately.
 
The lab focuses on social-cognitive development, with an emphasis on how language marks social groups.  Current research areas of focus include: 1) The development of language as a social category; 2) NIH-funded research on food choice and social cognition; 3) Templeton-funded research on the social consequences of multilingual environments; 4) Moral development and intuitive approaches to law and psychology.  For more information, please see the lab’s website at dsclab.psych.cornell.edu
 
The research assistant will participate in all aspects of the research process, including working closely with graduate and undergraduate students, and recruiting child participants.  The postdoctoral fellow’s research program may vary depending on the postdoc’s interests, and the funding source available.
 
For the research assistant position, please apply to: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Psychology---Lab-Technician---Technician-I_WDR-00008694-1

Research Assistant School of Psychology

Research Assistant
School of Psychology
 
The research assistant will be responsible for coordinating and assisting with behavioural and neuroimaging studies with adults, young children and infants. He or she will work within the School of Psychology and the Cardiff University Centre for Human Developmental Science. Responsibilities include recruiting and scheduling study participants and maintaining participant records, testing adults and children, and initiating and maintaining relationships with the nurseries, museums and other recruitment sites.  Other activities include coding, data entry, and website management. Experience working with children, and experimental research involving EEG or eye-tracking is desirable.

This post is full time (35 hours per week) and is fixed term for 2 years.

Salary: £25,769 - £29,847 per annum (Grade 5).  Please note it is not expected that the successful applicant will be appointed above £27,328 per annum (Grade 5 point 25).

Closing date: Saturday, 1 October 2016 (possible extension-email if interested but can’t make deadline).

Please email Sarah Gerson (GersonS@cardiff.ac.uk), Ross Vanderwert (VanderwertR@cardiff.ac.uk), or Travis Proulx (ProulxT@cardiff.ac.uk) with any questions. Application available at following links:
http://krb-sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=30011&siteid=5460&AReq=5139BR
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AOM915/research-assistant/
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University of Maryland, Child Development Laboratory.

A research assistant position is available at the University of Maryland, Child Development Laboratory. The successful applicant will work on a project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, called the Temperament Over Time Study (TOTS). This large, longitudinal study examines the effects of infant temperament on later social and cognitive development. Participants are now entering middle adolescence, and the position involves recruiting, scheduling, and assessing these subjects and their families. The research assistant will also supervise and manage a team of undergraduate research assistants; including overseeing data entry, behavioral coding, and time management.  

A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Cognitive or Affective Neuroscience, or other social science related field is required.  A flexible schedule, including evening and weekend availability, is also necessary. The position requires attention to detail, organizational and planning abilities, and excellent interpersonal skills.  Experience working or completing research with children is preferred. The position will begin as early as November 1, 2016 and requires a two-year commitment. Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, and the names and email addresses of two references to Dr. Nathan Fox at fox@umd.edu and Brittany DeVries at bdevries@umd.edu.

University of Maryland Preschool Shyness Study

 

University of Maryland Preschool Shyness Study

 

                                     

  

            Position Announcement

 

Full-Time Project Coordinator

Drs. Kenneth Rubin and Andrea Chronis are seeking a full-time project coordinator to join the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded project -- ‘A Multi-Component Early Intervention for Socially Inhibited Preschool Children.’  The primary aim of the project is to examine mediators and moderators of treatment response to a newly developed intervention (“The Turtle Project” -- https://sites.google.com/site/umdlittleturtles/umd-preschool-shyness-study). Outcome measures (collected at pre-treatment, mid-treatment, post-treatment, and one-year follow-up) include parent and teacher ratings/questionnaires of child anxiety symptoms/disorders, temperament, and social functioning; observational measures of parenting and children’s social behaviors in the classroom; and heart rate physiology (a biological index of emotional reactivity and regulation). The successful candidate will work with Drs. Rubin and Chronis-Tuscano, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students studying multiple aspects of treatment effectiveness. Primary responsibilities will include recruiting, screening, and scheduling participants; assisting with assessments, treatments, and data collection; managing and analyzing data; and general lab management and administrative duties (assisting with IRB protocols, supervising undergraduate RAs).

Qualifications include a BA/BS in psychology, counseling, social work, education, or related areas, and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Applicants must be comfortable interacting with parents and children from a variety of demographic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Preference will be given to applicants with prior research (e.g., data collection, scheduling, and recruitment) or project management experience, although this is not a requirement. 

This position is available beginning January 2017. Interested applicants should submit a CV and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Nicholas Wagner (njwagner@umd.edu). Deadline for submission of applications is October 31, 2016.

 

he Ohio State University Cognitive Development lab (directed by D. Vladimir Sloutsky) and Computational Memory lab (directed by Dr. Per Sederberg) are looking for an EEG technical support specialist.

The Ohio State University Cognitive Development lab (directed by D. Vladimir Sloutsky) and Computational Memory lab (directed by Dr. Per Sederberg) are looking for an EEG technical support specialist.  The primary responsibilities will include hardware and software maintenance (for the EEG system and presentation and acquisition computers), programming and running experiments, performing pre- and post-processing, and training students and staff.  The ideal candidate should have bachelor degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science or related field, experience working with an EEG system, experience with pre- and post-processing (additional analyses experience is a plus), working knowledge of hardware, as well as working knowledge of MatLab (including Psychtoolbox and EEGLAB) and/or Python.  The position is renewable annually on the basis of satisfactory performance and can be extended for five years (further extension is possible depending on availability of funding).  The Ohio State University offers the state the art research environment and competitive salary and benefits and is located in the city of Columbus – a large and vibrant Midwestern city, with an excellent social, cultural, and music scenes. Please send a cover letter stating your experience, resume, and names of three references to Alicia Scimeca, the lab manager of Cognitive Development Lab (scimeca.1@osu.edu). Send inquiries to Professor Vladimir Sloutsky (Sloutsky.1@osu.edu). The review of applications will start on September 10th and will continue until the position is filled. The ideal start date is November-December, 2016.

full-time lab manager/research assistant to join the Learning Research & Development Center

Dr. Jamie Hanson is seeking a full-time lab manager/research assistant to join the Learning Research & Development Center, and the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh starting October 15, 2016 (start date is flexible). The successful candidate will work with Dr. Hanson studying how life experiences influence reward and emotion brain circuitry. Primary responsibilities will include recruiting, screening, and scheduling participants for research studies; assisting with data collection (behavioral, MRI); managing and analyzing data; and general lab management and administrative duties (assisting with IRB protocols, supervising undergraduate RAs, stimulus development).

Qualifications include a BA/BS in psychology, social work, cognitive science, neuroscience, computer science, or related areas, and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Applicants should also be comfortable interacting with participants from a variety of demographic groups (e.g., healthy children, adolescents, and adults; underserved families). Preference will be given to candidates with prior neuroimaging research experience and strong technical skills (e.g., AFNI, FSL), although this is not a requirement.

Interested applicants should apply online directly through Pitt:
https://www.pittsource.com/postings/123095

The application requires that you upload a cover letter and a resume.
Please contact Dr. Hanson (jamie.hanson@pitt.edu) with any questions.

--
Jamie Hanson
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Research Scientist, Learning Research and Development Center
University of Pittsburgh
Personal website: jamiehanson.org

 

Nature News is soliciting applications for its winter-spring 2017 internship, a paid, full-time writing position based in our Washington DC offices.

Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing. By using its combined expertise, scale and the reach of our brands, the company aims to grow and innovate in order to better serve academic researchers, students, teachers, institutions, professionals and the wider public, by helping them discover more. Springer Nature was created through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media in May 2015. This strategic merger brought together these dynamic publishing houses with more than 150 years of history behind them, as well as complementary geographic footprints and brand portfolios, a track record of creativity and innovation, and a shared vision to advance knowledge and learning around the world. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of EURO 1.5 billion.
 
 
Summary:
Nature News is soliciting applications for its winter-spring 2017 internship, a paid, full-time writing position based in our Washington DC offices.
 
Description:
Nature News is soliciting applications for its winter-spring 2017 internship, a paid, full-time writing position based in our Washington DC offices. The internship runs for 6 months beginning in early January.
 
Our interns are treated like staff reporters. They travel for stories and write for both the website and print magazine. Top candidates will have a strong background in both science and journalism, and should demonstrate a desire to cover the process of science for an audience of researchers, administrators and decision makers. Past interns have gone on to staff positions at Chemical & Engineering News, Science News, Gizmodo and Nature.
 
How to apply:
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three clips. Applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the United States.
 
Applications are due by Sept. 10.
 
 
 
 
Please apply using our online application system.
Visit our website at www.springer.com.
We regret that we are unable to respond to each resume. Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Springer is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

Research Associate

Research Associate (Data Team)

Posting Number: 16-08-04-01-4007
Social Science and Humanities Research Associate III
https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/160804014007


This research associate will be an integral part of the data team and assist with database architecture, cleaning up data, and rigorous data analysis. Need to be able to: interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques; develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality; identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets; filter and “clean” data, and review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems. Researcher will work closely with leadership and project team members. Full post.

Research Associate

Posting Number: 16-08-04-02-4007
Social Science and Humanities Research Associate III
https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/160804024007


This research associate will produce in-depth written content, including journal articles, formal reports, research briefs, and blogs for an academic, policy, and public audience. Researcher will also manage project deadlines, deliverables, and client communications. Need to be able to: conceptualize and outline story arcs, organize statistical findings into a coherent narrative, and understand and translate complex statistical concepts to a lay audience; produce tables, charts, and graphs to assist in data analysis; demonstrate the ability to conduct analyses in Stata; have excellent oral and written communication skills. Full post.

Language Specialist Part-Time Position

 

Language Specialist Part-Time Position

 

            We are seeking an individual to join us as a part-time language specialist with the Duet Project in the Infant and Child Lab at Temple University. The Duet Project is a community-based participatory research (CBPR) project designed to improve interactions between children and their caregivers. Language specialists will be responsible for conducting in-home participant interviews, administering standardized assessments, and transporting and entering data. Relevant training will be provided in advance. We are looking for dedicated, energetic individuals who could commit to 16 to 30 hours per week between September 2016 and April 2017.

 

            The Duet Project collaborates with the Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) to provide services to at-risk families in North Philadelphia. Language specialists will conduct home visits with the MCC advocates and are responsible for transporting to the Temple Health Sciences Center. A typical visit will take place during regular working hours (i.e., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) and will last up to 2 hours plus transit time. In addition, language specialists will commute to the lab located in Amble, PA for data entry on a regular basis. Individuals who have flexible schedules during regular workdays are highly preferred.

 

Compensation:

 

            The salary rate is $15/hour.

 

Responsibilities: 

 

1.     Administer standardized assessments on behaviors and language use with 1- to 3-year-old children

 

2.     Videotape caregiver-child interactions

 

3.     Conduct qualitative interviews

 

4.     Transport and enter data

 

5.     Maintain good rapport with families as well as collaborating staff

 

Requirements:

 

1.     Bachelor's Degree or undergraduate student enrolled in a related degree program (e.g., psychology, education, speech-language pathology, etc.; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered). 

2.     Experience working with young children and infants

 

3.     Strong interpersonal skills

 

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

 

1.     Prior research experience

 

2.     Prior training or experience administering standardized assessments

 

3.     Experience working with diverse populations

 

4.     Spanish fluency

 

 

 

 

Interested applicants should apply directly on the Temple University Human Resources site: http://www.temple.edu/hr/departments/employment/Application_Staff.htm
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Laboratory of Developmental Neuroscience, under direction of Dr. Suzy Scherf, in the Psychology Department at Penn State

Please bring these positions to the attention of relevant candidates!

 

The Laboratory of Developmental Neuroscience, under direction of Dr. Suzy Scherf, in the Psychology Department at Penn State is seeking applicants for several new full time staff positions to work on our autism computer game intervention project: http://sites.psu.edu/scherflab/potential-trainees/ 

 

The computer game intervention is deigned to teach teenagers with autism social skills and the current project involves completion of game development and testing the efficacy of the intervention. 

 

We are seeking a Research Project Manager to help with managing the clinical research trial, including testing autistic participants who will complete the computer-based intervention (Job no. 65416).

https://psu.jobs/job/65416

 

We are seeking a Game Programmer to help with finishing the educational game development (Job no. 65410). 

https://psu.jobs/job/65410

 

We are also seeking an Artist / Multimedia Specialist for creating 3D and 2D artwork for the game (Job no. 65413). 

https://psu.jobs/job/65413

 

Interested individuals can apply directly on the Penn State Jobs website. 

 

We are also happy to answer any questions vie e-mail (Dr. Suzy Scherf at suzyscherf@psu.edu or Dr. Elisabeth Whyte at emv131@psu.edu).

Interim Program Director, DC Reads Program – Community and Public Service

https://jobs.georgetown.edu/PD.php?posNo=20160699
Summary of Job Description
Job Number:    20160699
Job Title:    Interim Program Director, DC Reads Program - Community and Public Service
Department:    Community and Public Service
Grade/Level:    
Salary:    
Date Posted:    04 AUG 2016
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Responsibilities & Qualifications:    
Interim Program Director, DC Reads Program – Community and Public Service

(this is a full-time, term position through December 2016)

The Program Director, DC Reads Program is a term, full-time position responsible for overseeing, coordinating, and supervising the DC Reads Program. DC Reads provides effective literacy-based tutoring for elementary school-aged youth. Coordination of the DC Reads Program requires maintaining existing strong school site relationships and community partnerships; supervising 20 student leaders who coordinate program sites; recruitment, hiring, training, and supervision of 180 student volunteers who provide literacy tutoring and mentorship in 7 DC Reads sites – DC Public Schools, community centers, and other community partners; curriculum development; and program assessment. Duties include but are not limited to:

Program planning, risk management, and data and budget management.
Supervises the STEM Afterschool Program Coordinator and oversees the STEM Afterschool program.  
Collecting, reviewing, analyzing and reporting on research and issues in education. This work has both a national and local focus and is used to guide and support CSJ’s work in education, particularly to engage the wider Georgetown campus on educational issues.
Participates as a member of the Center for Social Justice team and acts as a representative of CSJ in university-wide activities, such as cross-departmental committees, position searches and student organization activities.
Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree, Education, Social Work or related field. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum of three years in community-based education programming. Prefer experience working with college students and volunteers, familiarity with university culture, and working in diverse communities
Ability to work some weekends and evenings, driver’s license, van certification (provided as on-the-job training).
     
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The Gaab Lab in collaboration with the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center at Boston Children’s Hospital

The Gaab Lab in collaboration with the Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center at Boston Children’s Hospital is looking for two Research Assistants to assist with all study phases of a new NICHD funded longitudinal project which assesses functional and structural brain development from infancy to early elementary school age. This includes subject recruitment for pediatric research studies which will include close interaction with nurseries, child care centers and elementary schools in the Boston area, scheduling of pediatric research subjects, database maintenance, implementation and maintenance of analysis software; pediatric testing (including MRI/fMRI scanning of young children and infants) and data analyses (psychometrics, psychophysics and structural/functional magnetic imaging), stimuli design and administrative work (e.g., preparation of internal review board proposals). These positions are ideal for anyone considering future graduate study in cognitive (developmental) neuroscience, developmental psychology, computer science, cognitive science or neuroscience. Bachelor's Degree in computer science, psychology, cognitive science, neuroscience, math, or related field required. Comfort with a heterogeneous computing environment (Linux/Unix, Mac, and Windows) as well as some programming experience preferred; knowledge of psychological experiment software (E Prime, Presentation, etc.) and/or fMRI analyses software helpful. Prior experience with infants and children would be very helpful. Demonstrable pre-existing interest in developmental psychology/ cognitive neuroscience desired; knowledge of neuroanatomy, statistics or machine learning helpful. Must be self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment and must like working with infants, children and families. Start date September or October 2016. Please first apply to Nadine.gaab@childrens.harvard.edu with a cover letter and CV.

 

The Social Cognitive Development Group directed by Dr. Felix Warneken

The Social Cognitive Development Group directed by Dr. Felix Warneken is anticipating hiring a full-time research assistant to coordinate and conduct research on social cognition and cooperation in children. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: subject recruitment and scheduling, testing in the lab and in public spaces, using advanced video coding technology, overseeing data collection and coding, managing human subject protocols, supervising undergraduate research assistants, and active participation in research. This position provides extensive research experience and is ideal for recent college graduates planning to attend graduate school in the future.

 

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and experience working with children and families, preferably in a research setting. Experience using statistical software, database, and video recording is a plus. Preferred start date is September 1, 2016, and the position will terminate on June 30, 2017.

 

If you are interested in applying, please submit a CV as well as a cover letter specifying research experience, interests, and career goals to Ms. Cassandra Favart at favart@fas.harvard.edu. In addition, please arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to the same address. All materials must be received no later than August 3, 2016. 

 

For more information on Dr. Warneken’s research and the lab, please visit our website: scholar.harvard.edu/scdg.

 

Harvard University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are especially welcome to apply.

Psychometrist and Administrative Coordinator: Open Position

Psychometrist and Administrative Coordinator: Open Position
 
We are seeking an individual to join us as a psychometrist and administrative coordinator with the Biobehavioral Outcomes Core in the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. This position will involve coordinating a service that provides consultation as well as behavioral and psychological assessment for investigators conducting descriptive research and clinical trials with a wide variety of pediatric populations. A central part of this position will be completing neuropsychological and developmental assessments with research participants for a variety of studies based at NCH. These participants will vary widely in terms of age (infancy to adulthood), ability, and presenting medical conditions.  Although the candidate best suited for this position will have prior experience administering standardized psychological tests, additional training will be provided for completing specialized tests or other forms of behavioral assessment required by studies that establish contracts with the core for services. Prior experience working with children, in particular children with disabilities, will be valued. Experience with qualitative assessments, i.e., focus groups or qualitative interviews, or other forms of assessment is also welcome. The coordinator will manage the core’s schedule and complete monthly billing reports as well as assist the core directors in the training and supervision of part-time staff. Finally, he or she will attend meetings to provide support for research teams developing new protocols and work with the core directors on the development of new services.

Responsibilities:

1. Administer and score standardized psychological tests and other behavioral assessments
2. Coordinate scheduling of testing for participants from multiple projects
3. Contribute to the training and supervision of part-time research assistants providing core services
3. Maintain testing materials and protocols
4. Generate quotes to investigators for new services
5. Complete monthly billing reports
6. Maintain good rapport with patients and families as well as collaborating staff
 
Minimum Requirements:
 
1.   Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in applicable field, e.g., Psychology or another behavioral science, withrelevant experience working with children
2.   Prior training or experience administering standardized psychological tests and behavioral assessments
3.   Ability to function independently, to make decisions, and to be a self-starter
4.   Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
5.   Team player, with good interpersonal skills, that will work well with research participants and co-workers
 
Interested applicants should apply directly on the NCH jobs site: http://tinyurl.com/hbp353j
 
 

Research Assistant-Research & Capacity Building

Research Assistant-Research & Capacity Building
(Washington, DC Area)

 
Community Science is looking for a full-time Research Assistant with exceptional time management skills, organizational skills, and knowledge of evaluation and research methods to coordinate projects, review literature, collect and analyze data, contribute to reports and proposals and help manage meetings and travel logistics. You will be part of a team that supports national and local projects involving large systems and community change to foster healthy communities, families, and children. You must demonstrate a commitment to scientific rigor, progressive social change and community capacity building.
 
Qualifications:        
Two years of experience in the implementation of research on or evaluation of projects related to at least one area of community change (e.g. health equity, housing and economic development, early childhood development, racial equity, food justice, workforce development, systems change, or community capacity building).
Bachelor’s degree in social science, public health,  community health or other related science;
Demonstration of prior relevant organizational experience and detail orientation and skills
Proficiency in quantitative and qualitative analysis skills
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and data analysis software (e.g., STATCA, Atlas ti or GIS)
Demonstrated ability to write well and present data and other information clearly and effectively under time constraints
Fluency in Spanish or another language is strongly preferred, but not required
 
 
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to:
Community Science – Research Assistant
438 North Frederick Avenue, Suite 315
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Fax: (301) 519-0724
careers@communityscience.com
 
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
 

Research in Spatial Cognition Laboratory at Temple University

The Research in Spatial Cognition Laboratory at Temple University has an opening for a Research Assistant; additional information on the position can be found here.  

 

If you know of any potential candidate, please have him or her send a resume/CV and cover letter to me at: julia.laurence@temple.edu

 

Thank you for your assistance.

 

Sincerely,

 

Julia Erlanger | Program Coordinator

Temple University Spatial Intelligence & Learning Center

Mailing Address: 1701 N 13th Street | Weiss Hall (RM 317) | Philadelphia, PA 19122

215-204-4261 (office phone) 215-204-8100 (office fax) | julia.laurence@temple.edu