Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-P&N-AIR_DRNG [#18567]
Position Title: Associate in Research, non-exempt, P/T
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map]
Subject Area: Social Psychology
Appl Deadline:2021/05/14 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2021/05/04, listed until 2021/05/14)
Position Description:    

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Dr. Minna Ng, Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Psychology & Neuroscience Department Duke University (www.duke-tbl-lab.com) is looking to hire a short term, part-time Associate in Research for summer 2021.

Dr. Ng’s research team has an ongoing study that focuses on food security. The goals of this study are to understand behaviors and access to food among the Duke undergraduate population. Circumstances related to the pandemic, environmental factors and demographics will be explored.

The successful candidate will analyze existing data, manage data structure for additional incoming data, and assist with manuscript preparation for publication. This will involve literature searches and writing summaries of relevant research publications and reports.

The position requires expertise Qualtrics, proficiency in computer skills (Excel skills and SPSS/statistical software knowledge are required and Python/R are preferred). The successful candidate will have experience designing and collecting data using Qualtrics and Sona. The successful candidate is able to provide evidence of writing ability and demonstrate effective and timely communication. The ideal applicant will have conducted research on food security or a related topic.

If you are interested, please upload your CV, one writing sample (preferably a peer-reviewed publication or a research paper for an upper-level course that proposes or reviews research), and contact information for one reference through Academic Jobs Online. Only applicants that have applied through Academic Jobs Online will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you are not able to upload your application materials or if letter writers would prefer to upload their letters directly, please complete your application and email those materials to Meghann Koffi at meghann.koffi@duke.edu to be uploaded manually.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Further Info:
417 Chapel Drive
Box 90086
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708-0086

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