A research assistant position is available at the University of Maryland, Child Development Laboratory. The successful applicant will work on a project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, called the Temperament Over Time Study (TOTS). This large, longitudinal study examines the effects of infant temperament on later social and cognitive development. Participants are now entering middle adolescence, and the position involves recruiting, scheduling, and assessing these subjects and their families. The research assistant will also supervise and manage a team of undergraduate research assistants; including overseeing data entry, behavioral coding, and time management. Continue reading
If you’re thinking of studying abroad in Spring 2017, there is a new semester-long program in northeast India run through Hofstra organized around gender, medicine, and sustainability. You can earn 12-15 credits toward your degree while there.
If interested, see the attached brochure and proposed itinerary for more details.
Study Abroad brochure
The Bellevue Project for Early Language, Literacy, and Education Success (BELLE)
New York University School of Medicine
We are seeking a Spanish-English bilingual project assistant to work on behavioral research projects in the Department of Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine. We are examining parenting interventions designed to improve child development outcomes in at-risk populations in the context of randomized controlled trials at Bellevue Hospital Center (Manhattan, NY) and a clinical program at Woodhull Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY). The candidate will be responsible for multiple project tasks, and will work with a multidisciplinary team of pediatricians, psychologists, social workers, and other child development professionals. Continue reading
We are excited to announce a new research training program for undergraduates, funded by the National Science Foundation, REU Site: Translational Research in Psychological Sciences: Human Factors at Texas Tech University. The program starts on June 5, 2017, and lasts for 8 weeks.
We especially want to recruit females, underrepresented minorities, first-generation college students, and students who have not had an opportunity to conduct research. Candidates must have junior or senior standing when the REU Site starts, be in good academic standing, and have a GPA of at least 3.3. Continue reading
Fall 2016 internship opportunity with a Supreme Court Judge in Queens County, civil term
This internship is an excellent opportunity for any psychology major considering a career in law or forensic psychology. The intern will have an opportunity to learn all aspects of how a Supreme Court chambers operates both administrative operations and legal operations. The intern may have the opportunity to conduct legal research, assist in drafting decisions and jury charges, assist in answering questions from attorneys and litigants, aid in the administrative preparation and processing of judicial opinions, assistant in keeping the court calendar and lend technical computer support. The student will receive the necessary supervision and guidance from the staff of the chambers and courtroom personnel.
The internship must be taken as a psychology class (PSY 99) for three credits. The student must be a junior or senior with a GPA of 3.2 or better. If you are interested please contact Dr. Flaton by email: Robin.A.Flaton@Hofstra.edu
These positions are ideal for those planning to continue their education in psychology, medicine, or other health-related discipline or to gain more applied research experience in a medical setting.
Qualifications include the following:
· Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or biological sciences or a related discipline;
· One to three years of related experience;
· Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills;
· Proficient computer skills (especially Word, Excel, and SPSS); and
· Strong communication/writing skills.
Candidates must be comfortable working in a medical setting. Interest and/or previous experience in research, medical rehabilitation, motor function, cognitive psychology, or neurologic/other disabilities preferred. Experience/familiarity with data analysis software is a plus.
Applications are currently being invited for a 2-year Research Assistant position available with the Child Mind Institute. This incumbent will assist the research site staff in conducting data collection for the Healthy Brain Network (HBN), an exciting new initiative aimed at collecting imaging, genetic, and phenotypic data from 10,000 children and adolescents throughout NYC. They will work from one of many different HBN sites and, under the supervision of clinicians, will directly interface with research participants to conduct recruitment, scheduling and administration of research assessments. A multitude of assessments will be administered to participants including cognitive and behavioral testing, physical fitness, fMRI, EEG and blood draws. The CMI fosters a collaborative environment where Research Assistants have the opportunity to gain excellent clinical and research experience, with the potential for publication.
This is a full-time, exempt position with competitive salary and benefits, with openings in Midtown (later transferring to Brooklyn), Staten Island, and on our Mobile Research Vehicle.
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