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LINGUIST List 25.1543

Tue Apr 01 2014

Jobs: Cog Sci; General Ling; Lang Acq; Psycholinguistics: Research Asst, Stanford University

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-Mar-2014
From: Ally Kraus <amkrausstanford.edu>
Subject: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics: Research Assistant, Stanford University, California, USA
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University or Organization: Stanford University
Department: Psychology, Language and Cognition Lab
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address: http://langcog.stanford.edu/
Job Title: Social Science Research Asst

Job Rank: Research Assistant

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics


Description:

**This position has been filled.

Interested in language, cognition, and development? The Department of Psychology is looking for a full time Research Assistant. This is a one year fixed term position with possibility of renewal. RA will assist with empirical work on language learning, social development, and cross-cultural cognition. Duties will include assisting in designing, creating, running, and analyzing experiments with infants, children, and adults (including experiments delivered using web-based platforms); coordinating and recruiting undergraduate research assistants; coordinating participant recruitment; and assisting in planning lab events and meetings. RA will have opportunities for scientific involvement in conference presentations and journal articles.

Qualifications: RA should have working knowledge of MS Office and good organizational and communication skills. Frequent email and phone communication will be necessary, and keeping organized (scheduling and record-keeping) is an essential part of the job. Previous research experience is strongly preferred. A good candidate will have additional technical skills such as programming (Python and R for data analysis, JavaScript/HTML/CSS for web programming), statistical knowledge, and graphic design (Photoshop/Illustrator/Dreamweaver). Must be a quick learner, able to work independently, and show initiative. The position is ideal for individuals who wish to further their research training.

Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record. To apply, visit the application website below and search for job #62387, and for questions, please contact Ally Kraus at the contact email below.

Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://stanfordcareers.stanford.edu/job-search
Contact Information:
Ally Kraus
Email: amkrausstanford.edu

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