Job Description: Professor Jesse Snedeker is seeking an energetic and intellectually-engaged research assistant for studies of language comprehension in typically-developing children, children with autism, and adults at the Harvard Lab for Developmental Studies.
This is a one-year, full-time, limited-term position with the possibility of renewal. Review of applications will begin in April for a flexible start date between May 15th and June 15th 2023.
Responsibilities include: Training and supervising undergraduate assistants, managing a summer internship program, preparing study stimuli, testing children and adult participants for a variety of studies, cleaning/coding data, assisting with data analysis, contacting families, maintaining equipment, coordinating the use of space, organizing meetings, and assisting with grant management and IRB protocols.
Skills that would be put to good use include:
Our lab is embedded in larger communities both within Harvard and in the wider Boston area, which offer rich resources for students interested in developmental psychology, psycholinguistics, and linguistics. Research assistants are encouraged to make use of these resources. Folks who have held this position in the past have gone to graduate programs in psychology, linguistics, speech and hearing sciences, school psychology, and clinical linguistics.
Potential applicants should email firstname.lastname@example.org a letter of interest, a CV/resume, and contact information for three references (email addresses and phone numbers). Please feel free to write with questions as well.