Student Hourly Research Lab Assistants - 12833BR

Student Hourly Research Lab Assistants

Department: 
East Asian Languages&Cultures
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The research lab of Dr. Sanako Mitsugi is hiring two student-hourly research assistants, starting mid-September, to help conduct language processing studies with adults.

Job Description

Primary duties include assisting lab members and the PI in the running of language experiments, developing experimental materials, data management, and miscellaneous lab work. In many of these studies we will be recording the eye movements of participants as they respond to spoken instructions. The successful candidates will have plenty of opportunities for scientific involvement in aspects of research projects in the lab. Thus, this is a great opportunity for students who are detail-oriented, motivated, creative, and can work independently to obtain research experience.

Required Qualifications

  1. Basic computer skills using MS Word and Excel as evidenced in application material
  2. Excellent organizational and communication skills as evidenced by application material
  3. Available to work on campus for a block of 3- or more hours at a time, throughout the semester.
  4. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Willingness to coordinate with the lab to arrange certain hours as needed, on a flexible basis
  2. Coursework in Psychology, Cognitive Science, or Linguistics
  3. Prior experience in psychology research
  4. Interest in Japanese language
  5. Familiarity with visual processing software and/or an audio processing software

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and a resume. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position along with any work-related experience and a reference letter from a KU faculty member. Send the reference letter to Mitsugi@ku.edu. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration submit application by 11:59PM 9/20/18. Application review begins 9/21/18.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sanako Mitsugi
Mitsugi@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$12.00/hr

Anticipated Start Date

26-Sep-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12833BR
Department:
East Asian Languages&Cultures
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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