Harvard University Research Assistant I Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

48088BRAuto req ID:48088BRJob Code:403108 Research Assistant I Lab Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Research Assistant ISub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:052Time Status:Full-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:Previous research or clinical experience in an area related to child and adolescent psychology is required.Additional Qualifications:A bachelor’s or master’s degree in psychology or a related field, strong academic qualifications, previous psychological research experience, experience working with children and adolescents, and an interest in applying for a graduate degree in psychology are all highly preferred. Excellent communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to work independently are required. Research or clinical experience with neuroimaging is desirable but not required.Additional Information:

All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources. This is a grant-funded, one-year term position. Applicants should be able to commit to one year, with continuation after the first year being contingent upon funding availability. The position is full-time and includes occasional evening and weekend work. Anticipated start date is between February and April 2019. More information about the research team and ongoing projects can be found at the lab’s web site: https://weiszlab.fas.harvard.edu/.

Application Information: Interested applicants should submit a resume or CV, cover letter, and names and contact information for three (3) references via the Harvard Employment Application Site. Additional application materials (e.g., letters of recommendation, GPAs, SAT/ACT scores) may be requested during the interview phase.

Department:PsychologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Job Function:Research Duties & Responsibilities:The Laboratory for Youth Mental Health (Principal Investigator: John Weisz, Ph.D., ABPP) in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University seeks to hire a full-time Research Assistant (RA). The RA would primarily assist with a school-based effectiveness trial of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress, and conduct problems in youth. Responsibilities may include participant recruitment, survey administration to participating youth and families, data entry, literature searches, formatting manuscripts/grants, coding for meta-analyses, volunteer oversight, and other supporting research activities. The successful candidate would become familiar with neuroimaging methods in research and may have the opportunity to become proficient in administering fMRI scans. School/Unit:Faculty of Arts and Sciences EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.