Two-Year Research Assistant Position

Mother-Infant Communications Sciences Lab - New York, NY

30+ days agoPart-time

Dr. Beatrice Beebe – Two-Year Research Assistant Position: Mother-Infant Filming Lab
New York State Psychiatric Institute

Seeking Spanish- and English-Speaking Research Assistant: Combined Volunteer and Paid Position

Recruiting now for Fall 2018

The Beebe Mother-Infant Filming Lab at New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center, is seeking a Spanish-speaking candidate with a BA/BS in Psychology or related field, who will film mother-infant interaction at 4 months and infant attachment at 12 months in conjunction with a funded grant.

This is a two-day position for two years. One day is volunteer and one day is paid. The volunteer day will be Tuesday or Thursday 10am-6pm. The paid day will be Monday morning (half-day) and Friday morning (half-day). The paid day is $5,000/yr.

The position is an ideal opportunity for students who recently graduated from college and are looking for research experience before applying to graduate school. The student will get hands-on experience interacting with subjects, coordinating and observing filmed interactions, and learning from other researchers involved in the study.

This student will be working on a funded grant which is examining the influence of environmental toxins on mother-infant communication, and infant social and cognitive development, as well as the potential epigenetic mechanism of the influence of environmental toxins.

If you are interested please contact Dr. Beebe at the email address below.
Please send your CV and ask 2 people from the academic community to email Dr. Beebe a short recommendation.

Please see our website:

Beatrice Beebe, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University

Lab: Kolb Annex, 40 Haven Avenue

Mailing Address:

NYS Psychiatric Institute #108
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032

Job Types: Part-time, Internship, Contract

Salary: $5,000.00 /year


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Spanish (Preferred)