Arizona State University
This Research Lab Assistant will be expected to assist with all phases of research associated with the NSF Rules of Life grant entitled “What rules of life allow collectives to effectively manage risk?” This grant involves studies with human participants, the development of interactive games/narratives/museum exhibitions to engage broad audiences in the challenges and opportunities associated with collectively managing risk.
Research & Laboratory
Scope of Search
Grant Funded Position
This is a grant funded position. Continuation is contingent on future grant funding.
$21.16 - $26.45 per hour; DOE
Essential duties include developing experimental designs, creating surveys, preparing IRB documents, collecting data, analyzing data and drafting papers and reports based on that data.
Three years related laboratory or field research experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or related field.
- Research experience.
- Quantitative data analysis skills.
The job is on ASU campus in the Psychology department. The Research Lab Assistant will attend weekly team meetings and weekly meetings with the leadership team.
The Department of Psychology is among the largest and most popular departments on the ASU Tempe campus. Our mission is to create an environment that prepares undergraduates to take their place in the world, more effective for what they have learned with us; graduates to conduct innovative psychological research and pursue careers that use those skills to the benefit of their community; and faculty to grow in expertise both in teaching and scholarship.
Six basic areas of Graduate specialization form the core of our department: Behavioral Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science, Developmental Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, and Social Psychology.
Interactions among faculty and students across these areas are central to a variety of ongoing research and educational programs in the department. Faculty and students are also actively involved with a number of other centers, institutes, and research groups on campus that promote trans disciplinary approaches to issues of local and national significance, affording outstanding research and training experiences that extend beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
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Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.