Research Assistant - Carnegie Mellon University

Research Assistant for Dr. Robert Siegler Dr. Robert Siegler, Teresa Heinz Professor of Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, is searching for a full-time research assistant. The start date for the position is by May 1, 2010. The research assistant’s main duties include: Recruiting child participants, scheduling experimental sessions, and conducting experiments at preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools Coding and entering data from the experiments Performing statistical analyses using SPSS or Excel Minimum qualifications for the research assistant position include: BS/BA Experience working with children Must be able to work with undergraduate research assistants, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers Must effectively communicate with children Must have transportation to/from local preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools Should be an independent worker Attention to detail is important Ability to meet deadlines is crucial Preferred requirements include: BS/BA in Psychology or related field Knowledge of statistics and data analysis To apply for the position (Posting #: 6751), visit this website: For questions about the position, please email Theresa Treasure: See Dr. Siegler’s website for details on his research with children: