Research Assistant - Midgette

Texas A&M University

United States

October 14, 2021

Description

Job Title

Research Assistant - Midgette

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Psychology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A &M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Department of Psychology is engaged in research that falls into all five graduate areas of specialization:

  • Behavioral and Cellular Neuroscience
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Psychology
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Social & Personality Psychology
  • In addition to the Department of Psychology's 5 areas of specialization, we have overlapping research interests that bridge traditional areas of psychology. These primary research themes include: Affective Science; Diversity Science; Neuroscience; Personality and Individual Differences. To learn more please visit our site at https: // liberalarts.tamu.edu/psychology/research/

    What we want

    The Research Assistant will be involved research-related duties (e.g., participant recruitment, protocol design, data collection, qualitative analysis) and administrative duties (e.g., IRB applications, study material preparation, lab material preparation, translating study materials, and undergraduate training and supervision). The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

    What you need to know

    Position Details: This is a part-time, 1-year appointment.

    Cover Letter/Resume': A cover letter and resume' are strongly recommended. You may upload these documents on the application under CV/Resume.

    COVID-19 information: Texas A &M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M's COVID-19 response, please visit the University's COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness' COVID-19 website .

    Required Education:

  • Appropriate Bachelor's or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage schedules
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Other Requirements or Other Factors:

  • Have flexibility in scheduling to be able to visit families during weekends and after 5pm.
  • Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's in Psychology or related field
  • Experience with recruiting families and running participants in a lab or as a family visit
  • Experience with interviewing participants
  • Experience coding data qualitatively
  • Experience with qualtrics and Dedoose
  • Experience with conducting focus groups
  • Previous experience conducting research in social psychology, developmental psychology, or a related field
  • Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • CITI Training
  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting families, other participants, and establishing relationships with local institutions and organizations
  • Data collection (e.g., protocol design, interviewing participants)
  • Administrative duties (e.g., IRB applications, study material preparation, lab material preparation, translating study materials, and undergraduate training and supervision)
  • Data analysis & write up (e.g., literature review, qualitative analysis); perform other duties as assigned
  • Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A &M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

    All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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