Monday, October 3, 2016

Bilingual Research Assistant Needed (Bachelor's Degree Required)

The UMD Family Involvement Laboratory is looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) research assistant.
Interested in getting hands-on research experience? The Family Involvement Lab is currently conducting a large and exciting project about reading in families with very young children (9 to 30 months of age). We will be recruiting families of first-time mothers and fathers who speak English or Spanish. We are interested in learning about how reading in families affects parents as well as children’s growth and development. (See our website at www.babybooks2.com)
We are looking for a bilingual (Spanish/English) research assistant 20 hours/week to assist with the study. The research assistant will recruit parents; schedule visits; participate in data collection; and enter data. Ideal part-time position for a graduate student.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Fluency in Spanish required
Bachelor’s degree in psychology, child development, public health, education, or related field
Effective communication skills and ability to connect to study participants
Reliable and punctual
Willingness to work evenings and weekends
Research experience a plus


If interested, please send a resume and brief cover letter to Liz Marshall (lizmarsh@umd.edu)