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Researcher 1 Soc Behv Science - (STA007572)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary : Provides expertise in support of research projects on parental emotion socialization in the Social Development Lab in the Department of Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences. Performs advanced behavioral coding of videotapes of mother-child interactions, data collection, and analysis. Prepares reports. May work with human subjects and contribute to grant proposal development. Ensures research tasks are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or research design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.

Skill Level : Understands and applies fundamental theoretical concepts in area of specialization, specifically knowledge of parenting styles and typical development from early childhood through middle childhood, knowledge of videotape-based behavioral coding, and knowledge of ethical guidelines for research with children and families.

Duties : Conducts behavioral coding of videotapes of mother-child interactions according to a standardized coding scheme to measure emotional expression and emotion socialization. Responsible for following lab protocols for organizing and maintaining data entry, video and transcription files for lab projects. Work is varied and somewhat difficult. Originality and ingenuity are required.

Supervision : Receives direct supervision referring complex situations to higher levels.


Qualifications :

Requirements : Bachelors’ degree in Psychology, Human Development, or a related major, and/or the equivalent level of training and experience. At least six months of experience with behavioral observation or behavioral coding with families or children.

Notes to Applicant: cgarcia2194
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