Dr. Eric Stice is seeking an independent and detail-oriented research associate for the University of Texas at Austin. The research associate will coordinate Body Project 4, which is a dissonance-based body dissatisfaction and eating disorder prevention program. The primary responsibilities include scheduling, conducting diagnostic interviews with participants, keeping retention rates high, and managing data. The research associate will be responsible for making sure that study protocol stay conducive with IRB (e.g, submitting amendments, continuing reviews, etc.). The research associate will also manage data related duties such as entry, cleaning, and secure storing. It is imperative that the student can maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme diligence with confidential information and materials. Candidates need to have the ability to work and manage multiple duties, projects and assignments while meeting established deadlines. A hardworking and ambitious research associate will receive opportunities in data analyses, designing new research projects, and contribute to ongoing studies, and publications.
Applicants should have at least a BA or BS in psychology, neuroscience, or a related field and at least 2 years of experience conducting human subjects research. Knowledge of a statistical language (MATLAB, R, SPSS), or any programming language is preferred. Candidates with MRI experience are heavily encouraged to apply. Applicants should send a curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation, and a 1 page cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.