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Class II - Student Research Review Assistant - 205
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Job ID 8827
Employer Enrichment Programs
Category Research
Job Type Storrs Campus
Job Description

Faculty Name: Tamika La Salle, PhD

Faculty Department: Educational Psychology

Brief Position Description: Researchers in the School Psychology Department are taking part in statewide research efforts to explore the impact of preschool factors on educational and social outcomes, as well as separate international project exploring school climate across cultural contexts. Dr. La Salle, Assistant Professor of School Psychology, is seeking an undergraduate research assistant to join our data team.

Job Description:

A student in this position will assist faculty in research efforts by conducting reviews of literature and subject material specific to research topics. Research activities may include:

  • Compile a list of possible reference from index or abstract sources
  • Look up and check references
  • Extract information from sources
  • Translate or transcribe
  • Organize and classify data
  • Tabulate and analyze data
  • Proofread and edit reports and research copy
  • Prepare bibliographies and indexes
  • Read and summarize related literature
  • Attend training sessions and staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed
  • Store and monitor study materials to comply with IRB standards.
  • Enter data into electronic databases
Job Requirements

Students MUST:

  • Be an undergraduate student with a Federal work-study award
  • Be able to operate a computer and other research equipment
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Submit a short report detailing research progress during each semester of participation
  • Attend two professional development events per semester (e.g., CCD workshop, department colloquium speaker, dissertation defense) and submit a brief reflection report for each
  • Present poster about the research experience at a Frontiers in Undergraduate Research exhibition or complete a short reflection paper at the conclusion of the academic year
  • Be available at least 7 hours per week

Preferred qualifications:

  • Candidates should have an interest in educational psychology, child learning and development, or a related field. 
Hourly Rate $10.50/hour
Funding Source Storrs Work-Study
Time Frame Academic Year
Primary Contact Jodi Eskin
Primary Contact's Email
Work Location
Phone Number 860-486-7939
Fax Number 860-486-0222