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Post Baccalaureate Senior Research Associate in Early Childhood Education (#671)

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$20.51 – $ Hourly
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The Department of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a post-baccalaureate Senior Research Associate in Early Childhood Education to begin August, 2018.  Educational qualifications include a baccalaureate degree in psychology, education, child development, or a related field.

The Senior Research Associate will work under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Wallace Jacoby to manage data collection and data entry for a large observational research study in Head Start preschool classrooms serving dual language learning children.  The research associate will also coordinate a team of undergraduate research assistants to aid with data collection and data entry.  As part of this position, the research associate will receive training to become a CLASS-Certified Observer.

Requirements of this position include:

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to undergo a CORI check (a routine criminal record check performed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that assesses one’s ability to work in a setting with children)
  • Ability to travel between the Mount Holyoke campus in South Hadley and the research sites in Holyoke and Springfield, MA
  • Some knowledge of or fluency in spoken Spanish

Please include a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references for full consideration.

This is a one-year, benefited position with salary of $20.51 per hour.  This position is full-time; hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.