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Research Assistant

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University

Overview of Research Projects

  • Working on the effects of disclosures and disclaimers in Prescription Drug Advertising. New project that involves biometric measurements of consumer reactions to Influencer-promoted health and well-being information.
  • The ideal candidate would be a graduate student (preferably in Psychology, but candidates pursuing other disciplines are welcome) who has some experience in conducting experiments, designing stimuli and display materials on the computer, and ability to do some data analysis.  They will also help with literature reviews. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of SPSS.

Principal Activities of RA

  • Conducting literature searches.
  • Creating experimental stimulus materials.
  • Creating surveys on Qualtrics.
  • Data cleaning and assisting with data analyses.
  • Creating presentations.

Minimum Qualifications of RA

  • Graduate standing in a research-oriented program such as psychology. 
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint) required. 
  • Familiarity with Qualtrics and statistical analysis using SPSS would be a plus.


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC