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Temporary Technical - Full-time Research Assistant position

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Temporary Technical - Full-time Research Assistant position
Requisition Number DU08728
Department Name 8E120:Psychology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 16.00-20.00
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Advanced undergraduate in Psychology
Required Related Experience
Experience with psychological research, working with children, and coordinating adults
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time; carrying or lifting light-weight objects; transportation to schools and mobility around schools
 Mainly weekdays but occasional weekend hours will be required.
Job Summary
| Seeking a hard-working, conscientious, and motivated person for a full-time research assistant position on a federally-funded U.S. Department of Education grant. Individuals must have an undergraduate degree in Psychology or a related research field, or must be an advanced Psychology undergraduate with excellent credentials. Successful applicants will have experience with psychological research, working with children, and coordinating adults. Although most hours will be on weekdays, in some weeks weekend hours will be required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Responsibilities: Managing the day-to-day functioning of an intervention for 3rd and 4th grade students, including training and directing undergraduates, preparing intervention materials, scheduling and reminding parents, participating in data collection at local elementary schools and on UK’s campus, and coding, entering, and analyzing data for this intervention.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Ability to work well with children and adults; knowledge of research in psychology
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or related research field; fluency in Spanish
Deadline to Apply 07/30/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-10

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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