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Research Technician - Psychology

The psychology department pursues excellence in teaching and research in the field of experimental psychology.

This is a grant funded and limited term position.
Under supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Research Technician will conduct a variety of experiments using established procedure.

  • May design and program experiments
  • Recruit participants
  • Facilitiate experiments
  • Data Entry
  • The Research Assistant will also have some administration duties related to maintaining documentation, databases, and coordinating events and meetings.

Basic Requirements:
  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by a Bachelor's degree in Experimental Psychology, Linguistics, Computer Science, or a closely related field.
  • Strong interest in how language is processed in the brain.
  • Very strong quantitative and analytic skills and comfort with programs such as Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Some research experience with statistics and familiarity with statistical analysis software such as SPSS.
  • Very strong organizational skills: Must be self-motivated, resourceful, very organized; able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Strong computational skills including ability to manage databases in excel.
  • Ability to work well in teams, with strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience on ERP data collection and analysis.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.