Research Technician in Psychology

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
29 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
27 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 3863/I2816

Job Description

Assist in behavioral and electrophysiological studies related to toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder. Requires sensitivity and experience working with families who have children o the autism spectrum. Responsible for recruiting, screening and scheduling participants. Complete or assist in completing diagnostic assessments, standardized testing, behavioral testing and experimental measures with participants. Ensure quality control of data. This includes data collection at BU and at participant's home, data organization, data validation, data entry, data analysis. Assist in the organization and drafting of manuscripts and conference material. These functions are essential to the smooth operation of research.

Required Skills

A Bachelor's degree in Psychology or a related field is required along with strong organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills. Experience working with children on the autism spectrum and knowledge of child development are essential. Candidates with EEG experience, programming experience (E-Prime, SAS, MATLAB, etc..) and experience working with children on the autism spectrum will be given first priority. One to three years related experience preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular