Research Assistant application
The CALLA Lab (Cognitive Agility across the Lifespan via Learning and Attention) is seeking part-time Undergraduate Research Assistants under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Wu. Research assistants will participate in all aspects of projects on visual attention and learning in infants, children, young adults, and older adults. Successful candidates will learn to conduct studies using EEG, eye-tracking, and reaction time/accuracy measures.

The required time commitment is 2+ quarters for 6+ hours per week. Please indicate whether you are interested in receiving research credit.

Responsibilities:
1. Help running studies with infants, children, undergrads, and older adults
2. Scheduling participants for studies
3. Designing attention and learning studies
4. Analyzing EEG, eye-tracking, and behavioral data and discussing the results

Essential qualifications:
1. Demonstrates interest in cognitive science
2. Gets along well with other people
3. Demonstrates forward thinking to perform tasks independently and efficiently
4. Has excellent communication skills with young children and families
5. Detail-oriented, motivated, creative, and organized
6. 3.25+ GPA in psychology or related cognitive science fields
7. Experience with Word, Excel, and Powerpoint/Keynote
8. Successfully passes a background check

Preferred qualifications:
1. Able to write clearly for any audience
2. Experience with eye-tracking methods
3. Experience with SPSS, R, or other statistical software
4. Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator
5. Experience with Matlab

Please fill out and submit the form below and send the following to UCR.callalab@gmail.com:
1. CV
2. Contact information for two references

If your availability and experience fit with the lab's needs, we will contact you to schedule a meeting to provide you more information about the lab. If there are no positions available at this time, we will keep your information on file and contact you in the future. Please email UCR.callalab@gmail.com if you have any questions.
Personal information
Full name *
Student ID number *
Email address *
Phone number
Expected graduation year: *
Major *
GPA *
Why do you want to work in this lifespan psychology lab? *
What are your post-graduation plans? *
(e.g., taking a job, graduate school, Teach for America, undecided)
Experience
Please list the psychology and statistics courses you have taken with your grade for each course: *
Do you have any previous research experience? If yes, please describe the lab/company you worked for and your role. *
Please state two examples of when you demonstrated forward thinking and performed tasks independently and efficiently. *
Please describe your experience with the following: *
None
Novice
Intermediate
Proficient
Expert
SPSS/R
Matlab
MS Word
MS Excel
Powerpoint/Keynote
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
EEG
Mac OS X
Please describe any experience you have working with infants, children, and/or aging adults. *
Do you speak any language in addition to English? If so, please list the language(s) and your level of fluency. *
Please describe any other skills that might be applicable. *
Schedule
What quarters are you willing/available to work in the lab? *
We require a minimum 2 quarter commitment
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Please list your available times for weekdays next quarter. *
Please list 2- to 3-hour blocks (e.g., Mondays 9-12, 3-5, Wednesdays not available). If you do not know your schedule yet, please enter TBD.
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