Join the DRCR Lab
Research Assistant Position
Developmental Risk and Cultural Resilience Lab at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
The Developmental Risk and Cultural Resilience Lab (PI: Cindy Liu, https://www.drcrlab.com/) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School is looking to hire a research assistant for two ongoing COVID-19-related longitudinal studies, the PEACE study which follows a cohort of mothers and their children born during the pandemic and the CARES project, an NSF-funded project that focuses on the mental health of a racially diverse sample of college students and young adults.
The research assistant will work closely with the PI and collaborators to implement and run the research activities, including:
Recruiting study participants
Setting up the data collection
Interacting directly with research participant
Processing and cleaning the data
Behavioral coding of the data
Collaborating closely with the study team members across sites
The ideal candidate will have a background within the fields of psychology, mental health, or public health and prior experience with survey and video observational data collection (e.g., parent-child behavioral coding). Those with experience in the use of statistical software (e.g., SPSS, STATA, R), survey applications (e.g., REDCAP, Qualtrics), and the managing of IRB protocols are strongly preferred. We welcome individuals who have a demonstrated interest in studying racially diverse populations. This is a position ideally suited for individuals who plan to pursue a doctorate in psychology (e.g., development, clinical).
The start dates for this position is spring or early summer of 2022. This is a full-time position with benefits.
Those interested in this position should email a cover letter, CV, and a list of 3 references with their contact information to Dr. Liu at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate on the subject line: “PEACE/CARES research assistant position.”