Full-time Research Assistant, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A full-time research assistant position is available for individuals at the BA/BS level at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, beginning summer 2020.  The position will involve assisting/coordinating a federally-funded study of adolescent girls’ depression, self-injury, and suicide.  The project involves the use of structured diagnostic assessment, questionnaire, observational, and EMA assessments, longitudinal methods, and physiological data collection integrating biological models of stress reactivity.  This position is for 2 years.  Research assistants will receive substantial training in developmental psychopathology theories and methods, participant recruitment; data management; supervision of undergraduate research assistants; general research administration; and assistance with the preparation of grants and manuscripts.  This position offers excellent experience for applications to doctoral programs in clinical or developmental psychology, as well as other mental health fields.

Applicants with some experience in psychology research are particularly encouraged to apply. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field is required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.  Interested applicants should submit a vita/resume and the names and emails of two references to mitch.prinstein@unc.edu<mailto:mitch.prinstein@unc.edu>.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applicants will be contacted only if selected for further consideration.


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