Research Assistant in Child Development Lab at the University of Maryland

Research Assistant, Child Development Laboratory, University of Maryland, College Park.  To start immediately. One position is open for a full time research assistant to work on research projects ongoing in the Child Development Lab.  Projects include assessment of temperament in children, functional imaging studies, and assessment of executive attention in children and adolescents. The responsibilities of this position include recruiting, scheduling, and assessing families, infants and children. As well, this person will be trained in electrophysiology, both acquisition and processing. The position will also include supervising and managing a team of undergraduate research assistants, including overseeing data entry, behavioral coding, and time management.

Flexible schedule on evenings and weekends is required. Required education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Development, Cognitive or Affective Neuroscience, or a social science related field.  The position requires excellent attention to detail, organizational skills and people skills. The job is available immediately and requires a two year commitment.  Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV and the names and email addresses of two references to Nathan Fox, fox@umd.edu and Jessica Jones, jljones5@umd.edu

Jessica Jones

Laboratory and Project Program Coordinator
University of Maryland- College Park
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology
Phone: (1) 301-405-8315
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