Part Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $17.64/hourly.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under direct supervision from the principal investigator, the incumbent will coordinate and conduct research investigating early social development. The research involves laboratory experiments, phone interviews, and observation of children in naturalistic environments (preschools or homes). Audio, video, and questionnaire data are collected in these contexts and are subsequently stored and coded. Participant recruitment, mainly through phone and email, is also part of the activities of the laboratory. The incumbent will be involved in carrying out the above activities as well as in training and supervising undergraduate research assistants carrying out these activities.
For a description of the lab's research, visit: http://esil.ucsc.edu. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.
B.A. or equivalent education or training/experience.
College-level coursework in psychology, education, or related fields.
Experience interacting with young children.
Experience conducting research (e.g. as paid or volunteer research assistant).
Good ability to use text processing and spreadsheet software.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-22-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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