Research Assistant in Psychology

Position number:
Open date:
Close date:
Position summary:

The Research Assistant will provide support for research projects to develop and test a novel coding system of client language during brief alcohol interventions, applying knowledge and skills that are specific to the study under general supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) and applicable senior research coordinator staff (supervisor).
The Research Assistant will primarily spend their time listening to and coding clinical interactions of young adult drinkers. Additional duties may include: managing and cleaning data, conducting literature reviews, attending team meetings, and completing other study-related tasks.

This is a .875 FTE position. 

Minimum requirements:

Two years of college level course work in a relevant academic area AND one year of appropriate experience OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional requirements:

Experience with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and Access.
Demonstrated ability with strong written/oral communication and organizational skills, and ability to work in-dependently and as part of a team on multiple projects.

Preferred qualifications:

Demonstrated experience working in a research environment.
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team on multiple projects.
Demonstrated written/oral communication and organizational skills.
Interest in pursuing a research career in psychology or a related-field.

Work schedule:
Monday - Friday
To apply:

Please visit and on the upper left corner you will find “Search Jobs”. Once you click that please select “Vancouver” for Work Location and search.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259 (f), or