We are seeking Spanish-English researcher for a new project that aims to identity existing family routines, practices and strategies in Spanish-speaking or Spanish-English bilingual homes that can be leveraged to improve family math. The candidate will be responsible for multiple projects tasks as described below. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates interested in developing their research skills before applying to graduate school. Preference will be given to candidates with prior research experience in low-income Latino immigrant communities.
Responsibilities of the Research Assistant:
Recruit research participants and obtain informed consent
Conduct interviews with Spanish-speaking parents about their child's development
Conduct mother-child observational data collection
Conduct language and math child assessments
Transcribe and code videotapes (using micro-analytic coding techniques)
Maintain databases and perform data entry
Provide general support related to project or research tasks such as grant preparation, Institutional Review Board, literature reviews, and documentation
Collaboration with research staff and other volunteers
Native fluency in oral Spanish
Excellent writing skills in Spanish
Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, anthropology, Spanish linguistics, Spanish literature or related field.
Experience working with young children and immigrant families
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Effective organizational and time-management skills
Please provide a cover letter, CV or resume and a writing sample in Spanish.
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