Research assistant on child and adolescent social emotional competence (temporary employment)

Updated: about 1 month ago

at the Department of Psychology . Closing date: 23 January 2020.

The Department of Psychology is a diverse and creative workplace for education and research in Psychology. Each semester, over 1,000 students are enrolled in our courses that range from introductory level to advanced graduate level.

Main responsibilities
The Applied Developmental Science (ADS) research group consists of several members across different disciplines, departments, and universities. The ADS group is co-led by Associate professors Laura Ferrer-Wreder and Lilianne Eninger. We wish to hire a research coordinator/assistant in connection with a recently funded research project about child and early adolescent social emotional competence. The work is diverse and involves working with research ethics, registry data, recruitment and assessment of study participants through community-based outreach research efforts. The participants will be early adolescents and their parents. Other tasks include organizing, entering, and processing data using statistical software packages. The research studies often involve the use of multiple methods including observations, self-report surveys, and systematic social observation. Coordinating and ensuring the quality of the work of short-term research assistants, hired during times of more intense data collection, is also an important part of this position.  

Qualification requirements
Required applicant qualifications and abilities include excellent organizational, communication, and social skills, as well as written and oral fluency in Swedish and English. Further merits include fluency in languages other than English and Swedish, interest in an academic/research career, university education in a discipline related to this study, past research experience, particularly research experience in studies with children or adolescents or community-based research, experience working with registry data and statistical processing software packages as well as experience communicating research findings to the general public and/or to other stakeholder groups (e.g., scientific, professional, and/or policy audiences).

Terms of employment
Employment is on a part time basis (50%) and is time limited until December 31, 2022. Hires will start at the earliest convenience. Stockholm University sets salaries on an individual level.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

More information about the position can be provided by Dr. Laura Ferrer-Wreder, telephone: +46-8-16 38 98, [email protected] or Dr. Lilianne Eninger, telephone: +46-8-16 3963, [email protected]

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, [email protected] , Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, [email protected] , and [email protected] (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Only include the cover letter and CV in your application. Bring copies of grades and certificates if you are called to an interview.

The instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants .

You are welcome to apply!

Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Closing date: 23/01/2020

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