Research Assistant

University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

United States

July 23, 2021


Posting Details Position Type Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title Research Assistant Department Name Carolina Institute for DD - 429401 Vacancy ID S018031 Position Posting Category Research Professionals Hiring Range 18.00 Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Temporary If part-time, how many hours per week? 20-30 Work Schedule

variable as needed, during M-F 8-5

Proposed Start Date 07/05/2021 Estimated Duration of Appointment 6 months not to exceed 11 months Posting Open Date 07/20/2021 Posting Close Date 07/23/2021 Description of Work

Seeking a motivated, experienced, and organized candidate to serve as Research Assistant (RA) to join a great team of investigators and support studies investigating neural markers of development and Developmental Disorders.

This person will be primarily responsible for acquiring electroencephalography (EEG) data in infants and toddlers. The RA will work closely with infants and families during the EEG sessions and will work closely with the research staff to facilitate successful study activities. In addition to conducting the EEG sessions, this person will document and communicate study related activities, adhering to the research protocols and guidelines, and maintain research records. This person will participate in regular meetings to communicate lab and research related activities. This position is a great opportunity to be involved in developmental research across infancy and childhood, to learn new skills (such as EEG acquisition and analysis), and to work with a team of outstanding investigators.

Education and Experience

An ideal candidate would have, or be working towards, a degree in psychology, human development, or a similar discipline, and have excellent communication skills, excellent organizational skills. Experience working with infants and toddlers, experience collecting EEG, experience with EEG and data tracking software are a plus.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to

Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Optional and Required Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Other Document
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have prior experience with research study participants?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have experience with EEG lab procedures and EEG data acquisition?
  • YES
  • NO
  • In 100 words or less, please describe why you believe you have good communication skills.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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