Research Technician Associate in Psychology

Michigan (US)
30 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Research Technician Associate will be responsible for full time data collection for the UM ABC Baby Research Study. Data collection will take place within research participant homes in communities surrounding Ann Arbor. Daily driving is required and access to a university vehicle will be provided.


This position conducts standardized research protocols with a diverse longitudinal cohort of mothers and infants (ages 2 weeks through 12 months) regarding infant eating behaviors. These protocols may occur in the early morning, late afternoon, or evening. Up to four evenings per week and occasional weekends may be required. The data collection procedures include a combination of video recorded protocols, questionnaire administration, obtaining mother and infant height and weight measurements, and obtaining informed consent from research participants. Additional administrative tasks, such as maintenance of lab equipment and subject recruitment support will occur as needed.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, public health or related field is required.
  • This position requires great attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to communicate clearly and build rapport with study participants.

Additional Information

This is a term limited position lasting one year.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.