University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research Technician, Baby’s First Years Study

The Baby’s First Years  [babysfirstyears.com]study is a groundbreaking randomized controlled trial of poverty reduction in early childhood, and we are hiring! We’re seeking a research assistant to pilot and run lab- and home-based data collection with 4-year-olds in Omaha, Nebraska.

Must have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Child Development, or a related field. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the development and pilot testing of study procedures, successfully scheduling study participants for university-based data collection, administering study visits, uploading data, and engaging in quality control procedures. Individuals in this role may also train and manage research assistants. Duties may include light travel to participant homes. 

Must have experience working with children, and be willing to work weekends and flexible hours.

Preferred qualifications include experience administering standardized
cognitive assessments; experience with EEG; experience working with
families from low-income communities; experience working with REDCap.

Being bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred. Omaha locals particularly encouraged to apply.

See attached for further information. To be considered for the position, please apply at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/76197

Questions? Please email info@babysfirstyears.com.