Research Assistant Position at Brooklyn College, CUNY

Research Assistant
Brooklyn College, CUNY
 
A full-time Research Assistant is available in the lab of Professor Jennifer Drake at Brooklyn College, City University of New York.  
 
Research in Professor Drake’s lab focuses on how children and adults can use drawing to regulate their moods and the cognitive and perceptual skills underlying drawing giftedness. Techniques include behavioral ratings and psychophysiology. Duties include supervision of undergraduate student research assistants, assisting with programming experiments, recruiting research participants, testing adult and child participants, data analysis, and assorted administrative tasks. Here is a link to her website: www.jenniferedrake.com
 
The Research Assistant will also have the opportunity to perform a similar role in Professor Hanah Chapman’s lab. Her lab involves studying the dimensional vs. categorical structure of emotions and the role of emotion in moral judgment. Here is a link to her website: http://userhome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/hchapman/
 
This appointment will be for two years, contingent upon satisfactory performance during the first year.
 
Qualifications:
BA/BS in psychology, neuroscience, or related field
Interests in affective psychology and/or child development
Research experience with human subjects including children
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work with diverse populations
Strong computer skills and ability to learn new software (experiment presentation software, SPSS, Word, Excel, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator)
 
Interested applicants should submit their application online using the following link:
 
The Research Assistant position is listed under “Managerial/Professional.” Once on the job description, submit your application online by clicking on “Apply Now” below. Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent (maximum 1 page), a CV, and the names and contact information for two references.
 
Brooklyn College is an EO/AA employer.
Jennifer E. Drake, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Department of Psychology 
Brooklyn College, CUNY
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