Part-time position in the Psychology Department at Carnegie Mellon University to assist with behavioral coding of video data (for example, using Ekman's Facial Action Coding System) for a large, federally-funded, longitudinal clinical trial examining responses to alcohol consumption and the development of alcohol use disorder (AUD). Relevant training will be provided. Experience with observational coding is desired but not required. We are looking for someone who will have excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. In addition to coding, you will assist with input and maintenance of video files using Observer Video-Pro software (training will be provided), and with other study-related tasks.
Interested applicants are encouraged to contact lab manager Ela Sehic ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Dr. Kasey Creswell ( email@example.com ) with questions. Please include your CV and a cover letter describing your interests in this job.
This position is scheduled to work approximately 17 hours per week.
Bachelor's degree required
At least 1 year experience with data collection/analysis and research methodology in a research laboratory required
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.