Research Technician I - Social Science - Psychological & Brain Sciences - 43738

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.  

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in the School of Arts & Sciences.  This position is for the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions


Coordinate recruitment and data collection for study of emotion, cognition, and aging. Supervise undergraduate research assistants involved in laboratory testing of study participants, test participants when necessary, and manage project database.


  • Recruit study participants.
  • Supervise undergraduate research assistants involved in recruiting and testing study participants in our laboratory in the Psychology Building.
  • Assist in the testing of study participants.
  • Communicate with the Institutional Review Board as necessary.
  • Assist with data organization, storage, and statistical analysis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Required Qualifications

    Equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 4 years in related field or Bachelor’s degree in related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • Experience with cognitive testing or computerized testing.
    • Experience with E-prime or computer programming.
    • Experience with SPSS, R, or other statistical programs.
    • Basic computer skills (word processing, Excel).
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills.

    Salary Range

    The hiring range for this position is $12.70 -  $15.97 per hour.


    -Retirement Savings Plan
    -22 vacation days
    -10 Paid Holidays
    -Sick Time
    -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
    -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
    -Free Life Insurance
    -Health, Dental, Vision
    -Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
    -Long Term Disability Insurance
    -Flex Spending Plan
    -Other Benefits
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    EOE Statement

    Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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