Dr. Bethany Rittle-Johnson anticipates hiring a Research Coordinator in her Children’s Learning Lab at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University.
Research Coordinator (Research Assistant II) Position
For grant-funded project on helping children learn mathematics
Full-time (40 hrs a week), starting June 2017 for 2 years
Set up and conduct experiments on preschool children’s math and spatial skills. Primary responsibilities will be setting up and conducting experiments in local preschools, data management, coding and reporting, preparation of data collection materials and of materials for publications, and general lab management, including supervision of undergraduate students, under moderate supervision. Research is funded by a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences. For additional information about the project, see:
This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Psychology or Education or a related field, and 2 years of employment in a related area. Requirements also include previous experience working with young children, experience conducting psychological research and working in schools, and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills. Previous research experience in tasks such as assessing children one-on-one, conducting literature reviews and data coding, and experience teaching or tutoring in school settings is highly desirable. Must be able to travel to data collection sites in the community.
Email questions and inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a resume, a brief description of your interest in the position and your main qualifications, and contact information for 2-3 professional references. Additional details about formally applying to the position will be sent as soon as the link through Human Resources is available.