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Research Technician 1
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted May 23, 2019
Title Research Technician 1
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Psychology - General
    Psychology - Developmental
    Psychology - Social
    Research Methods/Data Analysis

Position Summary
In this role, you will report to the principal investigator (Dr. Jamie Ostrov) and Research Support Specialist and will assist them with the coordination of the daily functions of the research project, while also supporting the interview and psychophysiology data collection in local child care centers. This position will also involve data coding, entry, and management as well as supporting the qualtrics electronic data collection platform within the laboratory. Incumbent must be able to work independently with moderate supervision, and willing to commit to at least 1 year in the position.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
-BA/BS in Psychology
-Minimum of 2 years research experience in social development field
-Experience working with children within a research setting
-Extensive knowledge of Microsoft office
-Extensive knowledge of SPSS

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with psychophysiological assessments with children
-Experience with structured interview assessments with children
-Experience with school-based research
-Experience working with young children (3-5-year-olds) in a research setting
-Honors thesis in Psychology
-Independent Research Experience
-Knowledge of qualtrics and Mplus and basic website design

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