About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Health Technology Lab (www.northeastern.edu/healthtech) at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, is looking to hire a research assistant to help with on-going academic research projects. The Lab provides an intellectually vibrant scientific environment for researchers and scientists who study the persuasive mechanism of interactive technologies and their health behavioral and psychological applications.
Responsibilities: The research assistant will be responsible for recruiting participants, scheduling study sessions, administering research protocols, and data collection. Motivated candidate will be invited to participate in data analysis and publications as a co-author. Applicants should send: 1) a letter of application addressing the selection criteria and indicating how their background and expertise fit with the specific needs of the lab; 2) a curriculum vitae or resume; 3) the names and contact information of 3-5 references. All applications should be submitted online. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Amy Lu at firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial review of applications begins immediately though the position will remain open until the right candidate is identified. This is a long-term, multi-year contractual position. Initial appointments are for one year after a three-month probationary period, with the possibility for renewal, contingent on performance. Salary and benefits are competitive.
Qualifications: | Bachelor's Degree or beyond in a related field | Detail-oriented | Able to work flexible hours | Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills | Comfort with working with Microsoft Office and video game consoles | Able to work well both independently on a self-directed basis and with a team | Proficiency in Spanish preferred | Prior research or project coordination experience preferred
Salary Grade: 9
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.