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Interested in language, cognition, and development? The Department of Psychology is looking for a full time Research Assistant in the Language and Cognition Lab. This is a one year fixed term position with possibility of renewal for a second year. RA will assist with empirical work on language learning, social development, and cross-cultural cognition. Duties will include assisting in designing, creating, running, and analyzing experiments with infants, children, and adults (including experiments delivered using web-based platforms); coordinating and recruiting undergraduate research assistants; coordinating participant recruitment; and assisting in planning lab events and meetings. RA will have opportunities for scientific involvement in conference presentations and journal articles.

Qualifications: RA should have working knowledge of MS Office and good organizational and communication skills. Frequent email and phone communication will be necessary, and keeping organized (scheduling and record-keeping) is an essential part of the job. Previous research experience is strongly preferred. A good candidate will have additional technical skills such as programming (Python and R for data analysis, JavaScript/HTML/CSS for web programming), statistical knowledge, and/or graphic design (Photoshop/Illustrator/Dreamweaver). Must be a quick learner, able to work independently, and show initiative. The position is ideal for individuals who wish to further their research training.

Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record. To apply, visit https://stanford.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=69706, and for questions, please contact rschneid@stanford.edu.