Research Assistant - Infant and Child Lab

The Temple University Infant and Child Laboratory at the Ambler campus is seeking a Research Assistant to work on a project investigating play and creativity in young children. This position is grant-funded for 1 year.
The Research Assistant will assist in managing day-to-day lab operations and will be responsible for contacting research sites (schools, museums, and parks) to coordinate research; recruitment and scheduling of children aged 2 years to 16 years; stimuli design and creation; data collection, entry, coding, and analysis; presentation of findings at collaborative lab meetings and in federal grant reports; management of IRB protocols; research grants administration and accounting; and training and supervision of undergraduate research assistants. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Education, or a related field and at least 6 months experience working in a lab and/or community-based research setting with families, infants and/or children. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
Strong research skills and ability to design stimuli; collect, enter, code and analyze data; and report on findings.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a diverse population of participants
Strong computer skills and proficiency with MS Office Suite
Excellent interpersonal, leadership, writing, and organizational skills
Ability to travel to off-site locations that may not be accessible by public transportation
Proficiency with SPSS, SAS, and/or R
This is a grant funded position
This position requires a background check
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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