Social Science Research Coordinator

Location
California, United States
Posted
Jan 29, 2021
End of advertisement period
Mar 29, 2021
Ref
88288
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The Stanford Social Neuroscience Lab invites applications for a full-time research assistant position, to begin in Summer or Fall of 2021, for a term of at least 1 year. Candidates can find out more about our lab and the work we do https://www.ssnl.stanford.edu/

We seek a highly motivated individual with a BA or BS in Psychology or Neuroscience to assist the PI and other lab members on a large, collaborative project combining social network analysis, experience sampling, and neuroimaging.  The RA will be responsible for providing various forms of research-related support, including recruitment, running, and payment of human subjects, stimulus and paradigm development, and data maintenance and analysis.  This individual will form a key part of a multi-person team; as such, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills are required.  A background in neuroimaging research, social network analysis, timeseries analysis and/or programming in R or Python is preferred, but not required.

**To be considered, please submit your most current resume and cover letter**

Note: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

Two year college degree and one year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in cognitive science, psychology, linguistics, computer science, or a related field.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with human study participants

Certifications and Licenses:

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, use a telephone, writing by hand, and sort/file paperwork or parts.
  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl, rarely reach/work above shoulders, and operates foot and/or hand controls.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May be exposed to blood borne pathogens.
  • May be required to work non-standard, extended or weekend hours in support of research work.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University‚Äôs Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4185
  • Employee Status: Fixed-Term
  • Grade: D
  • Requisition ID: 88288
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