University of Washington - Seattle, WA4.1

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Psychology has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Study Coordinator. The Research Coordinator will coordinate the operations of the new Language, Cognition, and Development Lab, which studies interactions between language, memory, and conceptual development.

Coordinating data collection and subject recruitment
Recruiting, interviewing and screening potential subjects and determining eligibility according to approved protocol
Designing and running behavioral and eye tracking studies with infants, children, and adults
Developing and maintaining administration systems
Overseeing undergraduate research assistants
Maintaining study protocols and communicating with the Institutional Review Board
Contributing to research reports, proposals, and presentations

Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND two years of experience as a Research Study Assistant OR equivalent education/experience.
Previous research experience with children
Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Bachelor’s degree in psychology, cognitive science, or related field
Experience with computer programming (e.g., Matlab, PsychoPy, R), eye tracking, web design, and/or video editing
Two year commitment