The Psychological Laboratory on Motivated Cognition in the Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to recruit a research assistant to work on a project aiming to gain insights about the experiences of young children and their parents during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the challenges they are facing as well as aspects of life that have improved and those that have remained the same.
The successful applicant will drive a fascinating project examining how families cope with stressful events. Interviews will be conducted with parents and their children (age 4-8) to aspects related to health, education, social interactions, work, and time spent on digital devices. The purpose in gathering this information is to determine potential areas of intervention to improve family wellbeing.
Applicants must hold a bachelor in psychology, have research experience in early childhood research and must be fluent in Arabic and English.
The terms of employment are very competitive. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement and 2 reference letters.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.
UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.
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