Yale University Psychology Lab
Research Assistant positions available to work on projects related to:
- How simple techniques can be used to improve therapeutic relationships
- Motives for engaging in various forms of body modification (e.g., tattoos, body piercings)
- Perceptions of and stigma against those with visible body modifications
- course credit or volunteer
- flexible hours – 6 to 10 hours/week
- weekly lab meetings
- fun, collaborative atmosphere!
Duties:Students will assist in participant recruitment, experimental design, data collection, and data coding and analysis. Specific research duties may be tailored to individual RAs’ interests and skills, but all RAs should expect a combination of individual and group work as well as direct interaction with research participants. Research assistants will work alongside a team of fellow research assistants and graduate students on a weekly basis. Brief weekly lab meetings will also be held to discuss ongoing research issues.
No direct psychology research experience is necessary. All research assistants are expected to be responsible, detail-oriented, interested in psychology, and willing to learn! Applicants must be comfortable with recruiting and running research participants.
Mark J. Celano, MS, MPhil
Department of Psychology
2 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Clinical Trial Research Interviewer
The position involves screening and interviewing research participants in the greater New Haven area for the study of a new treatment for 17-20 year olds with mental illness and arrest histories. Screening and interviewing takes place in the community (e.g., home settings). This study is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.
- 2-3 days of training
- Typically 10 -12 hours per week
- $8,000-$10,000 over 12 months
- BA +1 yr research or clinical interviewing experience, or 5 years experience with research or clinical interviewing
- Live in greater New Haven area
- Need own transportation
- Available at flexible times
If interested, send resume to Richard Rondeau via email at email@example.com
Yale University School of Medicine – Department of Psychiatry
Division of Prevention and Community Research
Urban Education, Prevention and Policy Research Area
Research Assistant Internship - Fall 2012
The Urban Education, Prevention and Policy Research area (UEPP) in the Division of Prevention and Community Research, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine is seeking Research Assistant interns to aid in the research and evaluation efforts of the Yale-Bridgeport GEAR UP Partnership Project. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is a multi-year federally funded educational reform initiative that seeks to support the educational trajectory of low income and minority middle school students in their endeavor to gain entry into institutions of higher learning. The project works in partnership with Bridgeport Public Schools. Internships are available during fall and spring semesters as well as over the summer.
Research Assistants are needed for evaluating the impact of our school reform model. Research Assistants will be engaged primarily in data entry, but they will also be involved in the administration of assessments and satisfaction surveys, and supporting the generation of quarterly and annual reports, and supporting the generation of scholarly manuscripts. This position will occasionally require travel to Bridgeport to collect data. Training on data collection, survey development, videotaping, and rating the sessions may also be provided.
We are seeking college students or college graduates who are available approximately 10 hours a week. Desirable Research Assistants are organized problem solvers who pay attention to detail and enjoy working as part of a research team. They demonstrate professional integrity in all aspects of their work, including demonstrating initiative, promptness, timeliness of work, and follow through on assignments. They are committed to developing their skills as well as contributing to work that will enhance culturally relevant youth development and education research and programs.
This is a voluntary position that involves a minimum commitment of 10 hours a week. This position will provide research opportunities for those interested in the fields of research methods, Urban Education, Prevention, and Psychology. Research assistants will learn how a large-scale program is implemented and evaluated in complex urban school settings. Research assistants may participate in research and evaluation meetings that will increase their knowledge, awareness, and skills in conducting rigorous research projects. Support with professional development will be provided by faculty. Internship course credit may be available for the position depending on your school’s policy.
Please e-mail your resume as well as a cover letter that highlights your relevant experience and how the Research Assistantship would fit into your career plans to: Barb Nangle, Barbara.Nangle @yale.edu. Please be sure to indicate that you’re applying for the Research Assistant position.
Barb Nangle, M.A., Program Coordinator
Urban Education, Prevention & Policy Research
Yale Dept. of Psychiatry
The Consultation Center
389 Whitney Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
Please see our web site www.Yale-BridgeportGEARUP.org