Job Posting

Undergraduate Research Assistant – Geary Cognitive Psychology lab

Psychological Sciences

Position Information


•Process data, score and check for accuracy
•Perform cognitive assessments of school-aged children (requires travel to schools in personal vehicle)
•Utilize electronic group scheduling and email program
•Participate in lab meetings
•Participate in 1-2 out of town assessments in our mobile office ("Math Van")
•Read and discuss journal articles

Required Skills

Do you want research experience, research credit (Psychology 2950 or 4950), and the possibility of a part-time PAID position in the future?
We are looking for conscientious, inquisitive, reliable students with demonstrated responsibility in time management and a GPA of at least 3.5. Student must be a team player, willing to pitch in wherever needed, and able to follow direction as well as problem-solve quickly in any situation.

Preferred Qualifications

•Psychology, Education, or Biology major; other majors will be considered
•Sophomore or Junior standing; outstanding Freshmen will be considered
Experience with children or teens is a plus, but not required.
We accept volunteers (or for Psychology 2950/4950 credit), and after 1 semester of work (9 hours/week), based on performance, budget and staffing needs, we may offer you a paid position. We are flexible on scheduling, but we will need at least a 2-3-hour time slot twice a week between 7am and 2:45 pm.

Faculty Mentor or Sponsor

Other Comments

please provide resume and 2 references (we will call or email them)
Email or call me with questions any time.

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