The incumbent will report to the principal investigator (Dr. Jamie Ostrov) and will assist the Project team with the coordination of the daily functions of the research project, while also supporting the interview and psychophysiology data collection in local child care centers and the lab. This position will also involve data coding, entry, and management as well as supporting the qualtrics electronic data collection platform within the laboratory. Incumbent must be able to work independently with moderate supervision, and willing to commit to at least 1 year in the position. Specific duties include:
Assist in coordination and day-to-day functions of research study
Assist with the consent process of participants
Assist with structured interviews with children and families
Assist with participant recruitment, payments, reimbursements, and grant management
Assist in supervision of undergraduate research assistants in the laboratory
Preparation and management of qualtrics and electronic collection of teacher and parent reports
Assist with coding, entering, and analyzing interview and physiological data related to research study
Assist with the administration of interview and psychophysiological assessments to children and maintain equipment
Assist with management of database & website management
Assist with Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols and submissions
Assist with annual reports to funder and IRB
Assist with publication writing and presentation preparations
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BA/BS in Psychology
Minimum of 2 years research experience in social development field
Experience working with young children within a research setting
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft office
Extensive knowledge of SPSS
Experience with psychophysiological assessments with young children
Experience with structured interview assessments with young children
Experience with school-based research
Experience working with young children (3-5-year-olds) in a research setting
Honors thesis in Psychology (Developmental or Clinical Child Focus)
Independent Research Experience in Psychology (Developmental or Clinical Child Focus)
Knowledge of qualtrics and Mplus and basic website design
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.
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