What Does a Psychology Research Assistant Do?

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Psychology Research Assistant Responsibilities include:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Prepare materials for submission granting agencies and foundations
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview subjects
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary

 

Job description:
psychology research assistant is often assigned clerical tasks such as writing memos, mailing surveys, answering mail, typing and photocopying. This job is similar to an executive assistant position, where you will be expected to have the basic office systems knowledge
May require a BS, BN, or BSN degree or equivalent and 0-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field. Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature reviews
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview subjects
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary.
  • Summarize interviews

 

Requirements:

  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirements may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

Salary: the average salary of a psychology research assistant in the UK is £27,716/year.
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