College of Education
50% FTE Winter, Spring, and Autumn 2014
Start Date: January 1, 2014
Application Deadline: December 28, 2013
Notification: December 30, 2013
General Information: We are seeking a research assistant to work on the following research project: Filming Father-Child Interactions to Nurture Development: A Strength-Based Prevention Program for Low-Income Dads. This research is being carried out in collaboration with Harvard University, Oregon Social Learning Center, and Children’s Home Society of Washington.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This position requires a doctoral level student in education, psychology, social work, or related field to work 20 hours per week assisting with the development, implementation, and evaluation of a program to promote healthy father- child interactions. Under the supervision of the PI, Holly Schindler, and in collaboration with a team of partners, the person in this position will:
- Assist in conducting qualitative interviews with fathers
- Train as a parent “coach” and deliver the intervention to fathers
- Administer child and parent assessments
- Assist with data analyses, conference presentations, and manuscript preparation
- Attend weekly team meetings
Requirements: Must be a UW graduate student enrolled in 10 credits per quarter of employment. This position requires a flexible schedule that will allow for data collection during some evenings. Candidates must possess excellent organizational skills and have at least one year of demonstrated research or clinical experience.
- Interest and experience working with parents of young children and at-risk populations
- Training in qualitative methods and/or program evaluation methods
- Fluency in Spanish
How to Apply: Please send a resume/ CV and 1-page cover letter describing interest in, and qualifications for, the position to:
Dr. Holly Schindler
You may also email Dr. Schindler if you have questions about the position.
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