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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

Research Assistant

Raleigh, NC, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

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Department: 141901 - Computer Science-engr

Location: Raleigh, NC

Essential Job Duties:

To contribute to a research project on developing an effective online learning technology for K-12 STEM education. To achieve this goal, one of the primary research agenda is to conduct pilot studies in lab and evaluation studies in authentic classroom settings to measure the effectiveness of the proposed learning technology and advance the theory of how students learn with the technology assistance.

Recruiting study participants, preparing for lab and school studies, contacting with school teachers, filing IRB and other project related forms, collecting data from pilot and school studies, analyzing data, participating to the project related meetings, writing project related documents and manuscripts.

The Research Assistant will be engaged in the following job duties:
? Running studies both in lab and in local schools (40%)
? Analyze data collected from the lab and school studies (50%)
? Documentations and paper works including IRB (10%)

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree, or relevant Bachelor's degree plus 3 or more years of independent research experience, or substantative relevant independent experience and education. May require terminal degree and licensure.

Required Qualifications:

Experience in an education research and data analysis. General computer literacy, including ability to use a variety of software packages to manipulate data; ability to collect and record data; ability to maintain accurate and detailed records; ability to understand and follow directions; must be able to work closely with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one year of data analytics in a research lab. Knowledge in computer programming and/or math education would be plus.

An ideal candidate should have strong background in the sciences of learning, knowledge and experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis with statistical methods.

Required license or certification:


Position Number: 00107066

AA/EEO Statement:

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