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Behavioral Research Fellow /
Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
Professor Nicole Stephens is seeking a full-time Behavioral Research Fellow for the Culture, Diversity, and Inequality Lab at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. This position would start in the summer of 2020 and last for one year with the possibility to extend the position for a second year. This position would be an excellent fit for an individual looking to strengthen her/his research skills before applying to graduate school in social psychology, organizational behavior, or a related field of behavioral science.
The research fellow will oversee day-to-day research being conducted, including general research project management, data collection in lab, field, and online environments, programming surveys (e.g., via Qualtrics), managing participant recruitment, creating/ modifying IRB proposals, processing data, revising/editing manuscripts, assisting with powerpoint presentations, managing PI’s websites, training and supervising undergraduate research assistants, and scheduling studies and research meetings. The lab manager may also be given the opportunity to cultivate her/his own research agenda.
-Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree in psychology, organizational behavior or a related field of behavioral science.
-Applicants must be extremely conscientious, self-motivated, and organized.
-Applicants must be able to work independently and respond to/manage day-to-day email communication promptly and efficiently.
-Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
-Applicants must have strong computer skills (e.g., knowledge of SPSS, Qualtrics, Excel, Powerpoint, and Photoshop).
-Applicants must have the ability proactively manage teams of undergraduate research assistants working on multiple research projects.
-Applicants should have experience with research in psychology or a related field of behavioral science.
-Applicants should have a strong interest in culture (e.g. race, class, gender), diversity, inequality, or intergroup relations.
If interested, please complete an application at Apply for Job. Please submit the following as part of the application:
A cover letter briefly describing your career or academic goals, your experience as research assistant or other experience with behavioral research (e.g., senior thesis), and a description of your programming background;
A current CV;
Complete undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine).
Please see PI’s website for more information on research: http://www.nicolemstephens.com/
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 37660
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.