Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Various lab administrative and research assistant responsibilities, including coordinating child participant recruitment and data collection for studies of social cognitive development. Position may include supervision of undergraduate research assistants involved in laboratory testing of child participants, testing participants when necessary, and managing project database.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with testing study participants.
Supervise undergraduate research assistants involved in testing participants in our laboratory in the Somers Family Building and at off-site test locations including the Saint Louis Science Center and local childcare centers/schools.
Assist with recruitment of child participants and maintaining database of families interested in participating in research with their children.
Communicate with the Institutional Review Board as necessary.
Assist with data organization, storage, and statistical analysis.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Equivalent combination of education and experience equaling four years in a related field or a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Experience with digital cameras and computerized testing.
Experience with Word, Excel, Adobe, Powerpoint/Keynote and related programs.
Experience with SPSS, R, or other statistical programs.
Experience interacting with children.
Basic computer skills (word processing, Excel).
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including with children and parents.
Excellent organizational skills.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in the School of Arts & Sciences. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $13.80 - $15.97 per hour.
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All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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