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Temporary Technical - Full-Time Research Assistant

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Temporary Technical - Full-Time Research Assistant
Requisition Number DU06829
Department Name 8E120:Psychology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $16.00 - $18.00/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Advanced undergraduate in Psychology

Required Related Experience

Experience with psychological research, working with children, and coordinating adults

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time; carrying or lifting light-weight objects; transportation to schools and mobility around schools.


Mainly weekdays but occasional weekend hours will be required.

Job Summary

Seeking a hard-working, conscientious, and motivated person for a full-time research assistant position on a federally-funded U.S. Department of Education grant. Individuals must have an undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related research field, or must be an advanced Psychology undergraduate with excellent credentials. Successful applicants will have experience with psychological research, working with children, and coordinating adults. Although most hours will be on weekdays, in some weeks weekend hours will be required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Responsibilities: Managing the day-to-day functioning of an intervention for 3rd and 4th grade students, including training and directing undergraduates, preparing intervention materials, scheduling and reminding parents, participating in data collection at local elementary schools and on UK’s campus, and coding, entering, and analyzing data for this intervention.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to work well with children and adults; knowledge of research in psychology

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related research field; fluency in Spanish

Deadline to Apply 09/21/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2020-07-23 Expires: 2020-09-24

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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