Research Assistant Position in Behavioral Science of Ethics and Decision-Making
|Job category||Research assistant / Tenured, continuing or permanent|
|AOC||Philosophy of Mind|
Philosophy of Mind
|Location||Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States|
Professors Michelle Meyer and Christopher Chabris are seeking an outstanding beginning researcher for a position as a Research Assistant (RA) at Geisinger. The RA will assist members of the relatively new Meyer-Chabris lab in conducting behavioral science research on decision-making within the contexts of healthcare, ethics, policy, and economics. Co-authorship is possible and expected for RAs who contribute intellectually to projects. Specific research topics may include, but are not limited to:
The RA will report to Professors Meyer and Chabris, will interact closely with postdoctoral researchers in the lab and also with other researchers across disciplines at Geisinger, and will be based in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The RA will assist in planning and carrying out web-based experimental surveys, behavioral field studies, and archival research, and in analyzing general patterns of responses as well as individual differences. S/he will conduct tasks such as preparing IRB and other research ethics applications; recruiting study participants; collecting, processing, coding, entering and managing data; reviewing scientific literature; helping to prepare presentations, manuscripts, and grant applications; and other functions in the lab group. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong statistical and/or computational skills.
In addition to the required qualifications listed above, the successful candidate will likely possess at least some of the following:
Duration: This is a one-year position with the expectation of renewal for additional years conditional on performance and funding.
With your application, please include: a brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position in light of your past experience and your professional goals; your C.V./resumé; up to two writing samples (preferably scientific writing); and the names, titles, and contact information for two references. Questions about the position may be sent to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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|Hard deadline||June 27, 2018, 11:59pm EST|
|Time created||April 4, 2018, 2:00pm EST|
|Scheduled expiry date||June 27, 2018, 11:59pm EST|
|Last updated||April 4, 2018, 2:00pm EST|
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