Research Assistant Position - Northwestern University

RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Research/technical assistant to contribute to research on language and conceptual development in infants and young children. Responsibilities include: a) conducting experiments with infants and young children; b) performing technical and administrative assistance; c) data management, including coding and data analysis; and d) supervising undergraduates. The ideal candidate is one with a bachelor's degree in psychology or a related scientific field such as linguistics, education or cognitive science; research experience; an ability to work independently; keen attention to detail; excellent public relations skills; and an ability to interact warmly and professionally with parents and children. Strong organizational, computational, managerial, problem-solving, and analytic skills are essential. This position is open now (salary commensurate with experience; full benefits). Applicants will be considered immediately, upon receipt of materials. This is an opportunity to gain additional research and technical experience while being part of a collaborative, productive interdisciplinary team. Please send a letter describing your interest, a current resume, and the names (and email addresses) of two or more reference letters to Sandra Waxman ( no later than Dec. 1, 2009.