Research Assistants for Reach Every Reader Project at Harvard University

The Pre-K strand of the Reach Every Reader project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is seeking several Research Assistants to help with data collection and processing this summer 2019 for a project on parent-child technology use.  The faculty members overseeing the project are Joe Blatt and Meredith Rowe. Duties will include visiting families with preschool-aged children in their homes, interviewing parents, administering assessments to children, documenting their use of apps created by the project, and processing and coding data.

The positions will run for approximately 9 weeks between June 3 and August 2.  Ideal candidates will have experience working with young children and coursework related to development during early childhood.

Requirements:  In addition to the experience listed above, applicants must be available to work evenings and weekends to accommodate family schedules.  Must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable, insured car.  All applicants hired may need to submit to a CORI, SORI or equivalent background check.

Hours and compensation:  Research assistants are expected to work approximately 20 hours per week, but must be available for up to 30 hours per week.  Time during the week of June 3, 2019, will be devoted to training, and that week will entail less than 20 hours of work.  Compensation will be $27.00 per hour.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a brief cover letter and resume/CV to Dean Redfearn by April 26th.

Meredith L. Rowe
Saul Zaentz Professor of Early Learning and Development
Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
506 Larsen Hall, Appian Way
Cambridge MA 02138
(617) 496-8068

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