Junior Research Scientist
New York University: NYU - NY: Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and
Human Development: Office of Research: Center for Research on Culture,
Development, and Education
New York, NY
Dec 01, 2017
We seek a full time research scientist to assist with an ongoing project on
infant learning during everyday play at home with caregivers. Individuals with
interest and experience in research on child development are encouraged to
The Junior Research Scientist will assist with all aspects of a research
project on infant and caregiver in the home environment, including The
position entails recruitment of families into the study, scheduling of home
visits, assistance with data collection (in homes of families),
administrative tasks, use of Databrary for video uploading with metadata,
coding using the software tool Datavyu, transcription and coding of language,
coding of behaviors in infants and caregivers (e.g., locomotor and object
exploration), overseeing and training students (volunteer and hourly) on
coding and conducting of visits, conducting of inter-rater reliabilities, data
entry and analyses, creation of graphics, assistance with research
dissemination (including assistance in preparation of presentations and
Employment will commence on February 1, 2018.
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Psychology.
Experience/courses on child development.
Minimum of 1-year or research experience working in a laboratory that
actively engages in research on infants and caregivers.
Experience with video recording for research.
Knowledge of Databrary
Knowledge of Datavyu: behavioral video coding and time-locked
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to communicate using technology, develop reports, and track data.
Please submit a cover letter and resume/cv.
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