Faculty Looking for Research Assistants

Instructions for posting a position

Faculty members may email Emily De Puy (FHB@fas.harvard.edu), the Coordinator of FHB, to post a research assistant position. All postings are removed after two months (unless an extension is requested at least three days before expiration). Faculty posting a job should include: (i) their name and official Harvard title, (ii) the field in which the job offer is being made (e.g., social neuroscience), (iii) a one paragraph description of the job opening, and (iv) contact information.

Faculty Seeking Research Assistance Postings

RA Openings at HKS for Fall 2014 (posted 7/24)

Professor Julia Minson (Harvard Kennedy School) is currently seeking Research Assistants for the Fall 2014 term to join her lab.

The Minson Lab conducts psychological research on judgment and decision-making, groups and teams, negotiations, and social influence using theories and methods from social psychology, organizational behavior, and behavioral decision-making. The lab is currently seeking research assistants to work for pay as well as for course credit.

As a Research Assistant, you will learn how to run experiments in the laboratory as well as online, prepare experimental stimuli, and conduct basic data analysis, all while working closely with other members of the lab team.
If interested, please email Sam Skowronek (sam_skowronek@hks.harvard.edu) with your CV and cover letter.

Full-time RA at HKS (posted 5/5)

Full-Time Research Assistant Position, Harvard University

Topic: Judgment and Decision Making, Special Emphasis on the Role of Emotion

Supervisor: Professor Jennifer Lerner, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Dates: Beginning June 2, 2014 or later and ending June 30, 2015; possibility of renewal.

Ideal applicants will have completed extensive coursework in psychology and research methods. Coursework in economics, public policy, and/or statistics will be considered a plus. Please send cover letter and resume.