Research Assistant for the Georgetown Early Learning Project

FULL-TIME RESEARCH ASSISTANT POSITION IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND LEARNING FROM MEDIA We are looking for a curious, enthusiastic, reliable and organized person to work as full-time Research Assistant for the Georgetown Early Learning Project at Georgetown University Department of Psychology, Washington DC. Responsibilities include organizing and managing subject recruitment, interacting with parents and children,  testing infants in their homes, maintaining data spreadsheets and facilitating undergraduate and graduate research projects. The successful applicant will provide administrative and research support to the PI for an NIH funded project on Learning from Television and Books during Infancy and also on a reflective engagement intervention study with incarcerated teens and their infants. Bachelor's degree in psychology, word-processing skills including knowledge of MS Word, Windows and Excel and effective oral and written communication skills are required. Must have the ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks and to deal effectively and professionally with a variety of individuals. Previous research experience in psychology, a degree (B.A. or M.A.) in Psychology or related field, working with children between 0-6 years, database entry skills, and bilingual in Spanish and English and own transportation are all highly desirable. This is a full-time research assistant position with benefits; a commitment for at least two years is preferred.  The position starts June 1, 2009.  Salary begins at $29,000 per year, and is commensurate to experience.  Georgetown University is an equal opportunity employer. Details of previous research projects are available If you are interested, please apply to and then search for jobs posted on Friday April 24 titled Research Assistant. Include a cover letter, a CV and names of three referees.  For any queries please contact Rachel Barr ( Applications will be accepted till the position is filled. -- Rachel Barr, PhD Associate Professor Department of Psychology Georgetown University Washington DC 20057