Students Wanted!

Students Wanted!

Student Research Assistants Wanted!

Here are some positions posted by faculty members looking for student research assistants.

Research assistants (2) needed for coding and merging data (09.29.2015)

Professor Jon Shane from Law and Police Science is seeking two research assistants to help with coding and merging data. Proficiency with SPSS is preferred but students with basic knowledge will be considered. Access to SPSS software is needed.

If interested and for further information, please contact Professor Shane at jshane@jjay.cuny.edu

Research assistant for Correctional Incident Database (CID) of Collective Violence, Escapes, and Fatalities (09.17.2015)

Dr. Jeff Mellow is seeking students to help develop the first nationwide Correctional Incident Database. Under the direction of Dr. Mellow students will compile information from online media and governmental sources on jail escapes, riots, suicides, homicides and other fatalities. Training on CID’s open-source search protocol and supervision will be provided by Dr. Mellow. This project allows for flexible working hours, with students working six to ten hours a week. If interested, please email resume or CV to Dr. Jeff Mellow (jmellow@jjay.cuny.edu). Click the following link for further information on Dr. Mellow and his research: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/faculty/jeff-mellow 
 

Seeking Undergraduate Students for Data Collection! (09.03.2015)

Dr. Rebecca Weiss’s Forensic Assessment Research Lab is in search of highly motivated undergraduate students that are seeking research experience. The undergraduate research assistants will assist with a graduate student’s Master’s thesis regarding culturally specific reactions to trauma. This research project will assess the accuracy of symptoms of trauma-related disorders in West and Central African samples.

Responsibilities include:

Advertise for the study
Assist with the collection of a comparison sample from West and Central Africans who have lived primarily within the United States
Aid with data entry

Required qualifications:

Undergraduate student
Reliable and prompt
Excellent interpersonal skills
Superb email skills

The position is to begin immediately. We are currently in the data collection phase. French-speaking students are encouraged to apply! Upon completion of this project, students may have the opportunity to continue working in Dr. Weiss’s research lab on other research projects. This research experience would be excellent for an undergraduate student to add to their curriculum vitae.

To apply for this position, please send: (1) cover letter and (2) resume or curriculum vitae to Amanda Rosinski at amanda.rosinski@jjay.cuny.edu

Seeking Undergraduate Students for Data Collection! (06.09.2015)

Dr. Margaret Kovera’s Legal Decision-making Research Lab is in search of a highly motivated male undergraduate student that is seeking research experience. The selected undergraduate research assistant will assist with a graduate student’s Master’s thesis regarding stereotypes within the legal system.

Responsibilities include:

·  Assist with the collection of undergraduate data, including playing the role of a confederate on the research team

·  Wearing a suit while running participants (which can be left in the lab for safekeeping)

Required qualifications:

• Male undergraduate student

• Reliable and prompt

• Excellent interpersonal skills

The position is to begin immediately. Data collection will take place starting June 26th.  Mandatory training will begin the week of June 8th. This research experience would be excellent for an undergraduate student to add to their curriculum vitae.
To apply for this position, please send: (1) cover letter and (2) resume or curriculum vitae to Lauren Clatch at lauren.clatch@jjay.cuny.edu.

Seeking Undergraduate Students for Data Collection! (04.02.2015)

Are you available over the summer for a position as a research assistant? Dr. Rebecca Weiss’s Forensic Assessment Research Lab is in search of highly motivated undergraduate students that are seeking research experience. The undergraduate research assistants will assist with a graduate student’s Master’s thesis regarding culturally specific reactions to trauma. This research project will assess the accuracy of symptoms of trauma in West and Central African samples.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the collection of a comparison sample from West and Central Africans who have lived primarily within the United States
  • Aid with data entry  

Required qualifications:

  • MUST BE AVAILABLE OVER THE SUMMER!
  • Undergraduate student
  • Reliable and prompt
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

The position is to begin immediately. Data collection will take place during the summer. Graduating seniors and French-speaking students are encouraged to apply! Upon completion of this project, students may have the opportunity to continue working in Dr. Weiss’s research lab on other research projects. This research experience would be excellent for an undergraduate student to add to their curriculum vitae.

To apply for this position, please send: (1) cover letter and (2) resume or curriculum vitae to Amanda Rosinski at amanda.rosinski@jjay.cuny.edu.