Seeking Research Assistants to support a new longitudinal research project examining the factors related to eating behavior in pregnancy.
We are looking for 1-2 committed Research Assistants for the Nutrition and Health Research Laboratory (Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Professions). Our laboratory studies eating behavior in adults and adolescents. We are beginning a longitudinal research project looking at the factors related to eating behavior in pregnancy ("Snacking for 2"). Duties will include data entry management, food preparation, scheduling and recruitment and working in a team of graduate research assistants. With experience, you may be trained to run laboratory studies with pregnant women.
We are looking for individuals who are eager to learn, with great interpersonal and organizational skills. Applicants should be those that are engaged, who learn quickly, and are able to work independently. Previous research experience is not required, but is a plus. Each position requires a commitment of at least 2 semesters. The Laboratory Assistant position is flexible requiring 6-15 hours per week, during the hours of 10am-7pm, Monday-Saturday. Interested individuals should send a COVER LETTER, RESUME, and SCHEDULE of availability to Amanda Ziegler (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Length of commitment||Other (6-12 months)|
|Start time||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Level of collaboration||Small group project (2-3 students)|
|Benefits||Academic Credit, Work Study|
|Who is eligible||Individuals who are eager to learn, with great interpersonal and organizational skills. Applicants should be those that are engaged, who learn quickly, and are able to work independently. Previous research experience is not required, but is a plus.|
Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the Goldwater Scholarship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.
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