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Harvard University Research Assistant I Non-Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

53680BRAuto req ID:53680BRJob Code:403109 Research Assistant I Non-Lab Location:USA - MA - Cambridge Business Title:Research Assistant I Non-LabSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade ( :052Time Status:Part-time Union:55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers Basic Qualifications:

College background and one year of related work experience. Relevant coursework may count toward experience.

Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Anthropology, Economics, Biology, or related field strongly preferred.

  • Experience or skills in statistics (especially R), Global Information Systems, computer programming (Python) and data visualization. If not familiar, must demonstrate ability to learn independently.

  • Experience working in research assistance, including submitting IRBs.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Desire to learn and enthusiasm for understanding human nature and cultural evolution.

  • Language skills a plus, but not required.

Additional Information:The Department of Human Evolutionary Biology is fiercely committed to building a more diverse and inclusive community. We share in the responsibility for nurturing a community that values diversity, inclusion and belonging, and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Harvard community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage applications from members from historically underrepresented communities to apply.

This is a one-year term position with strong potential for renewal, pending adequate funding and satisfactory performance.

We regret that Harvard does not provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship for this position.

Department:Human Evolutionary BiologyPre-Employment Screening:Identity Schedule:Part-time position (17.5hours), M - FJob Function:Research Job-Specific Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Data collection and management and preliminary statistical analysis

  • Data visualization and GIS map-making

  • Scheduling, human subject ethics protocol management, and behavioral coding

  • Creating, maintaining and updating websites, editing manuscripts, conducting library research, maintaining a lab calendar and coordinating lab activities

  • Administrative tasks such as submitting receipts and conference reimbursements

This position provides extensive research experience and is ideal for recent college graduates planning to attend graduate school in the future.

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.Job Summary:

The Culture, Cognition and Coevolution Lab at Harvard University is seeking a part-time research assistant to coordinate, organize and conduct laboratory related activities.