Monday, January 29, 2018

Summer Research Assistant position with the Child Development Lab!

Description:
The University of Maryland's Child Development Laboratory, under the direction of Dr. Nathan Fox is now accepting applications for their summer internship. Successful applicants will work on a project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, called the Temperament Over Time Study (TOTS). This study examines the effects of infant temperament on later social and cognitive development. This position involves assisting with study visits, and interns will gain experience with behavioral coding, EEG collection, taking part in research discussions, and play an active role in behavioral and physiological data collection. Social science-related field majors are encouraged to apply. This unpaid internship requires a flexible schedule, including weekend availability. The position requires attention to detail, proper time management and excellent interpersonal skills. Experience working or completing research with children is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:
-Behavioral coding
-EEG collection
-Research discussions
-Behavioral and physiological data collection
-Assisting with study visits

Qualifications:
Experience working with children is preferred

How To Apply: 
Interested individuals should send a cover letter, CV, and an unofficial transcript to Lori Reider at lreider1@umd.edu and Haley Crawford at hcrawfor@umd.eduPlease submit all application materials by March 18th, 2018


Students may earn undergraduate research credit (PSYC 479 for PSYC majors) for this experience.