Temporary Technical – Part-time Research Assistant Position, Lexington, Kentucky

Created 02/11/2024
Employer University of Kentucky
Reference 236710750
Country United States
State Kentucky
City Lexington
Zip 40502
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University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

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Job TitleTemporary Technical – Part-time Research Assistant PositionRequisition NumberDU11189Department Name8E120:PsychologyWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$16-18/hourType of PositionTemporaryPosition Time Status Part-TimeRequired Education
Advanced undergraduate in Psychology
Required Related Experience
Experience with psychological research, working with children, and coordinating adults, fluency or near-fluency in Spanish
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time; carrying or lifting light-weight objects; transportation to schools and mobility around schools
At least 4 afternoons per week (approximately 2:15-5:15 pm, although flexibility is a plus); some later evening and weekend hours
Job Summary
Seeking a hard-working, conscientious, and motivated person for a part-time research assistant position (12-20 hrs/week) on a federally-funded U.S. Department of Education grant. Individuals must have an undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related research field, or must be an advanced Psychology undergraduate with excellent credentials. Successful applicants will have experience with psychological research, working with children, and coordinating adults. Candidates must be available at least four afternoons per week in June/July, and four afternoons per week during the Fall beginning in August; some afternoon/evening and weekend work will be required.

Responsibilities: Managing the day-to-day functioning of an intervention for 3rd and 4th grade students, including training and directing undergraduates, scheduling and reminding parents, participating in data collection at local elementary schools and on UK’s campus, and coding, entering, and analyzing data for this intervention.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to work well with children and adults; knowledge of research in psychology
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related research field
Deadline to Apply02/29/2024University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all - identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national check and/or drug screen.

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