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Psychology Research Assistant - Federal Work Study

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University

Summary/Objective

Two research assistants needed to help with psychology experiments in the human memory and cognition laboratory.  All work can be done virtually.  The work will entail helping with material preparation, participant testing, literature searches, and coding data.  Experience with Qualtrics, Excel, and other software, virtual testing platforms, as well as coding and computer expertise is a plus.  Psychology majors in their junior year will be given preference.  A minimum of an average of about 5 hours/week per person for the semester is needed (the hours will differ from week to week).

Work Environment

  • All work can be completed virtually.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • Two research assistants needed to help with psychology experiments in the human memory and cognition laboratory
  • This work includes but is not limited to: helping with material preparation, participant testing, literature searches, and coding data

Salary Range

  • Salary is to be determined by the department
  • A Federal Work Study Award is required for this position
  • The hours per week and total compensation will be determined by the amount of your award

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with Qualtrics, Excel, and other software, virtual testing platforms, as well as coding and computer expertise is a plus.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Psychology majors in their junior year will be given preference.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC