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What You’ll Bring:

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about early childhood learning and a creative problem solver. This job requires working with all levels of our constituents, so it is important that you can demonstrate professional decorum as well as an ability to communicate and build relationships across broad audiences. A good sense of humor is appreciated (where appropriate) and a strong, dedicated work ethic is a must. Some additional requirements include:

 

Education & Experience:

Bachelor of Arts degree in an applicable social science related field, or combination of education and relevant experience in an applicable social science.

 

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Child Development, Biology, or other relevant field and 1-2 years research experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods, typically gained through completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  •  Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability and desire to work with human study participants, particularly children.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of scientific theory and methods
  • Experience using electroencephalography (EEG) tests on human subjects. Experience specifically with children a plus.
  • Experience with statistical analysis (e.g., SPSS, R, Matlab). 
  • Experience with data management software (e.g., REDCap, Qualtrics).
  • Experience with basic audio and video editing software (e.g., Audacity, QuickTime player).
  • Experience conducting psychometric evaluations (e.g. WAIS, Woodcock-Johnson)

 

Why Stanford is for You:

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first- ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

 

How to Apply:

We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. To be considered, you must submit a cover letter and résumé along with your online application.

  • This position is a two-year fixed term position with the possibility of renewal and promotion based on funding and performance.
  • Finalist must successfully complete a background check prior to working at Stanford University.
  • Applicants to this position must be available to work in the United States without sponsorship for 2 years or more. OPT permit holders should confirm that they are eligible to work in the US at the Stanford GSE for two years or more

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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