Research Assistant
University of Massachusetts Boston 43 reviews - Boston, MA

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The Research Assistant for the Center for Social Development and Education ( ) will work with a team of researchers involved in exciting and dynamic research related to youth with disabilities. Current and past projects focus on topics including, peer social relationships, attitudes and social inclusion. The Research Assistant will also: be responsible for the day-to-day management of an ongoing research project, including tracking correspondence and scheduling activities; assist in data collection and data entry; assist in project design, questionnaire development and data analyses; assist in the preparation of manuscripts to be submitted for publication; and other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and extensive coursework in research methodology and statistics, as well as prior experience as a Research Assistant and/or thesis in social science field, is required. Familiarity with Microsoft Office software and with statistical software (SPSS) is required. The incumbent may be required to travel, both locally and nationally.

• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
• Excellent writing and communication skills;
• Strong organizational skills.

Additional Information:
UMass Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer. Among the procedures which may be used to select personnel to fill vacant positions are review of work experience, reference checks, and interviews. All appointments and promotions will be effective on a Sunday.

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