Duke University, Psychology and Neuroscience

Position ID:Duke-P&N-AIR_SELILAB [#18445]
Position Title: Associate in Research- non-exempt
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708-0999, United States [map]
Subject Area: Developmental Psychology
Appl Deadline:2021/04/20 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2021/04/09, listed until 2021/04/20)
Position Description:    

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The Associate in Research will manage all aspects of the research programs investigating how intellectual humility is related to social, moral, and political judgments. In addition, a small portion of this position entails completing a project on the role of mind-wandering in judging truth. 

Responsibilities Include: 
• Managing the behavioral studies conducted by conferring with principal investigators to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments and make modifications to existing procedures. 

• Perform a variety of complex duties involved in conducting behavioral research experiments in order to collect, code, and assemble data sets from experimental results for analyses. 

• Review and create research protocols, manuals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments. 

• Hire, train, and supervise research assistants as well as recruit participants. 

• Conduct data analysis, prepare posters and talks for presentations, and write papers for publication. 

• The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. 

Preferred Qualifications
• a bachelor's degree in cognitive psychology or a related discipline 
• five or more years of research experience 
• excellent organizational and multitasking skills and the ability to work independently 
• strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills 
• experience with Prolific, Lucid, and Amazon’s Mechanical Turk 
• proficiency with SPSS, SAS, and R 
• extremely efficient in email correspondence

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

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