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Research Associate, Psychology


Position Summary
The Research Associate is responsible for managing and implementing all aspects of data collection for a NIH-funded research study on gender diversity and drinking-related decision making. The Research Associate will oversee undergraduate research assistants and work closely with the project PI to complete all necessary procedures related to the research project.

This is a half-time (0.50 FTE), non-exempt position working 20 hours a week funded through a two and half (2.5) year grant at $19.00 per hour.

Reed College offers a benefits package that is unparalleled.  Benefits include comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution, paid holidays, paid vacation and many other campus amenities, such as membership to the campus fitness center for the employee and discounted TriMet bus passes.

Reed College employment opportunities are in person and on campus. Therefore, we do not offer remote positions.

Essential functions

  • Management of data collection procedures
  • Programming online surveys
  • Conducting interviews with gender diverse individuals via ZOOM
  • Data entry and basic data analysis
  • Completion of IRB documentation and federal reporting requirements
  • Training and supervision of undergraduate research assistants

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to program in Qualtrics or other survey management software
  • Interviewing skills
  • Ability to conduct basic statistical analytic using Stata, R, or other available software
  • Successful supervisory experience

 Education and Experience

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related field
  • Two (2) years of experience of related laboratory experience
  • Or any combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired skills, knowledge and ability required to perform the job.
  • Gender diverse individuals are encouraged to apply. 

To Apply:

Click below to apply. You will be directed to Interfolio to create a free account and begin your application. A resume and cover letter are required. You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. In your cover letter please address the following: 

  • What draws you to this position and why are you interested in working at Reed College? 
  • Reed College is a community that believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. Please address how your previous experiences might support Reed College's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements  

Applications will be considered as they are submitted so you are encouraged to apply early. 

Reed College replies to every candidate. We will confirm that your application is received, and if you are not selected, we will let you know as soon as possible

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Reed College is committed to building a culturally inclusive community and a work environment that respects and inspires every person. Your unique skills, work history, cultural contributions, and lived experiences are essential to building this community. Members of historically marginalized groups including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are invited to apply.